- 10 Dec 19
Will he reunite with Versatile?
Following the release of 'Escape Wagon' featuring Versatile and his surprise appearance during the Dublin rappers' sold-out show at the 3Arena, Coolio has announced his return to Ireland. The iconic rapper will take the stage at the Academy on April 23, 2020.
Tickets (priced €30.00) will go on sale this Friday, December 13 at 10am.
After a short time away, 2019 has seen the beginning of a major comeback for Coolio. 'Escape Wagon' featuring Versatile became an instant hit single and racked up a million views in its first 2 weeks. Check out the song below:
His biggest hit, 'Gangsta's Paradise', is also set to be a feature song in the highly anticipated Sonic The Hedgehog motion picture, set for release in February 2020. In addition to this, Coolio's music had a major feature on Raising Dion, one of the most highly rated Netflix shows of the year, released in October 2019.
Coolio is set to tour throughout 2020 with his full live band show on the We Love The '90s arena tour throughout Europe. Festival appearances and headline concerts around the world are also on the agenda.
The rapper is currently writing and recording his next album with his band members, world renowned Jazz musician and composer Jarel Posey aka Jarez and Long Beach's guitar guru A.J Luke.