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About That Time Coolio Cooked For A Bunch Of College Students And Then Did An Acoustic Rendition Of “Gangsta’s Paradise”

About That Time Coolio Cooked For A Bunch Of College Students And Then Did An Acoustic Rendition Of "Gangsta's Paradise"
"I'm a loc'd out gangsta set trippin' banger"

At a recent gig in Preston, UK, rapper and gourmet chef Coolio met Olivia Johnson-Aley and her friends and offered to cook them dinner at their house one night. Coolio is generous and hospitable like that. So, come over he did and what happened was magical. Explained one of Aley’s friends on Reddit: “We had Coolio’s Caprese Salad, Chicken á la Daaaamn, and Peach Crumble. We also videoed a cooking show (‘Cookin’ with Coolio’). It was just as weird as it sounds.” Oh yeah, and as the delicious meal settled in their stomachs, they all sat around for an acoustic sing-a-long to Coolio’s classic hit, “Gangsta’s Paradise.” Best dinner party EVER. [HyperVocal]

Watch MTV Explain The Internet In 1995


There may be nothing quite as wonderful as listening to Kurt Loder reporting about the burgeoning cyber revolution in 1995. Loder, who remains MTV’s lone staunch cynical dad figure, discusses in-depth the “world wide computer network” and its many “special interest truck stops” called websites. Enjoy taking a peak at awesomely antiquated Geocities sites and watching pre-YouTube Foo Fighters videos. As Coolio helpfully explains, “If it ain’t on the information superhighway baby, where is it?” [YouTube] Keep reading »

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