A death certificate obtained by TMZ indicates that a farewell cremation ceremony for the rapper has already taken place.
Coolio was cremated and his ashes would be encased in jewelry for his family.
A death certificate obtained by TMZ indicates that a farewell cremation ceremony for the rapper, born Artis Leon Ivey Jr and who died last month at age 59, has already taken place.
According to the outlet, a representative for the ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ singer, who has 10 children, told them that his children would receive a pendant which would contain his ashes as well as a necklace.
He added: “A few other close family members will also receive them. »
TMZ also reported Friday (07.10.22) that each of the rapper’s sons and daughters “will be able to choose personalized inscriptions for their jewelry” and “the rest of Coolio’s ashes will go into an urn once all the necklaces are distributed.” »
Coolio shared four of his children, Artisha, Brandi, Jackie and Artis, with his ex-wife Josefa Salinas whom he divorced in 2000.
He had six more children, Grtis, Milan, Darius, Zhaneand and twins Kate and Shayne, from different relationships.
The Mail Online reported that Coolio’s cremation guest list was so “strictly limited that it even excluded some friends who had known him for decades. »