Coolio died,who made Gangsta’s Paradise

Coolio was completely unaware of the song that provided the song's hook prior to his biggest hit occurring in 1995.

The 1976 Stevie Wonder song "Pastime Paradise" was sampled in "Gangsta's Paradise."

On Wednesday, Wonder's song was released, and the rapper passed away at age 59.

Songs in the Key of Life, his Grammy-winning record, made its debut 46 years ago.

In a 2015 interview with Rolling Stone, Coolio detailed how their partnership came about.

Despite being a huge Stevie Wonder fan, I wasn't very familiar with "Pastime Paradise."

He admitted to the publication, "My very first album I ever purchased was the one with 'Superwoman' on it.

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