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Gangsta's Paradise

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"Gangsta's Paradise" is a song by American rapper Coolio. The song was released on Coolio's album of the same name, as well as the soundtrack for the 1995 movie Dangerous Minds.[1]

The song was listed at number 85 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of All Time[2] and was the number one biggest-selling single of 1995 on U.S. Billboard.[3] In 2008, it was ranked number 38 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.[4]

Coolio was awarded a Grammy for Best Rap Solo Performance, two MTV Video Music Awards for Best Rap Video and Best Video from a Film and a Billboard Music Award for the song/album.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Coolio feat. L.V.'s 'Gangsta's Paradise' – Discover the Sample Source". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2017-12-11.
  2. "Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles : Page 1".
  3. "Top 100 Hits of 1995/Top 100 Songs of 1995". musicoutfitters.com.
  4. "The 100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs Ever". VH1 Blog Reality TV News and Gossip. Archived from the original on 2013-06-06. Retrieved 2021-10-06.