Coolio - Quotes

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Life is too short to not have fun; we are only here for a short time compared to the sun and the moon and all that.

Life is too short to not have fun; we are only here for a short time compared to the sun and the moon and all that.

I don't consider myself a gangsta rapper. But I'm probably more qualified to be a gangsta rapper than people who call themselves that. I've been through that life. ---->>>

I'm innocent. I've done nothing. I'm a nice guy. ---->>>

Because I'm a young black man driving a really nice, expensive car, I sometimes get harassed when I'm rolling through a ghetto neighbourhood. ---->>>

We take pride in what we do. ---->>>

Acting is all about timing. I mean, who has better timing than the MCs? ---->>>

I never let any of my sons beat me at videogames. ---->>>

I'm a winner; I win most of the time. But in order to be a winner, you have to lose some of the time. I'm a terrible loser. ---->>>

If it wasn't for the military I probably would not have ever come to Bosnia for vacation. ---->>>

'Gangsta rap' is a derogatory label.

'Gangsta rap' is a derogatory label.

I just think it's my responsibility as a human being and an entertainer to see the soldiers. ---->>>

I know I'm just one man trying to do one thing, and the next day is not promised to any man. I'm very humble. ---->>>

I perform for soldiers because they are important. ---->>>

I think anybody can cook if they take the time. ---->>>

I want to provide a well-rounded perspective of life. ---->>>

I wasn't driving down the wrong side of the street, smoking marijuana, waving my gun out the window. ---->>>

People treat me nice 'cos I treat them nice. ---->>>

I'm still waiting for someone to call me to cater their wedding. But that's gonna cost you. If you want my cousin Jerez to play the sax, that's going to cost you a little more. The sky's the limit after that. ---->>>

The average person on welfare can't afford fresh fruits and vegetables. But in my recipe, you're allowed to use vegetables out of the can, and that's OK. A lot of African Americans eat the same thing over and over, every night, either chicken or steak. And I had a lot of creative ideas and wanted to push people beyond that, but for no money. ---->>>

I was hungry a coupla' times but for the most part I ate every day... I got to go to school for free. ---->>>

I've basically got an album full of singles. ---->>>

I've been rapping since 1979. ---->>>

As much as I would like to be the one who saved hip-hop culture, it's pretty much nigh-on impossible. ---->>>

I came to Baku the same way I would go to Texas - because they asked me to come and play hip hop. ---->>>

I come from the golden age of hip hop when all the greats came on the scene. ---->>>

I don't do concept records anymore - I just prefer doing good songs. ---->>>

I finished the movie a month ago in downtown Los Angeles. I had a lot of fun doing it. ---->>>

I have seven children. Even if you got a lot of money, feeding 5, 6, 7, 8 mouths, it will do some damage to your pocket. ---->>>

I love cartoons. I'm just a big kid. ---->>>

I started cooking from watching my mom. My mother was a really, really great cook. ---->>>

I'd only do Big Brother again if you paid me three times as much money. ---->>>

I'm actually a little bit more tolerant than I thought I was. I've got kids, so I do have a lot of faces. ---->>>

Let me tell you the truth: I'm 45 years old. I never thought that I would live to see a black president. ---->>>

'Shaka' is my catchphrase. Emeril got 'bam,' I got 'Shaka.' ---->>>

Throughout my rapping career, I always cooked for myself and anyone I worked with. It's what actually kept me grounded through those crazy years. ---->>>

But when I really look back on my life, being really honest about it and now that I've got the chance to travel the world, seeing how a lot of little kids grow up - my life wasn't so bad. ---->>>

I'm never doing a new album. I'll probably do nothing but singles. I'm as good as anybody out there lyrically and conceptually and can go toe to toe with the best of them throughout history. But I don't know how much longer I'll be doing it. It's not really fun anymore. ---->>>

When my mother first passed away some time ago, I didn't enjoy food anymore. I just ate to live. My mother had always cooked so well that I didn't think I could follow her. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Coolio
Nationality: American
Born: 08-01, 1963
Birthplace:
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Occupation: Musician

Artis Leon Ivey Jr. (born August 1, 1963), known professionally as Coolio, is an American rapper, chef, actor, and record producer. Coolio achieved mainstream success in the mid to late 1990s with his albums It Takes a Thief (1994), Gangsta's Paradise (1995), and My Soul (1997). He is best known for his 1995 Grammy Award-winning hit single "Gangsta's Paradise", as well as other singles "Fantastic Voyage" (1994), "1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)" (1996) and "C U When U Get There" (1997) (wikipedia)