Just months before Coolio passed away, he stunned punters with a live performance at Conor McGregor's Dublin pub.
The rap legend performed his classic hit 'Gangsta's Paradise' at the Black Forge Inn back in June as he was cheered on by the crowd in the Dublin 12 venue.
Coolio also posed for photos with both staff and customers before singing the 1995 hit alongside a Dublin band.
The Compton native visited the pub with Dublin rap duo Versatile, who he previously recorded a music video with in the capital.
Sharing a video of his performance online on Instagram at the time, the pub's manager Liam Flynn wrote: "Front row seats watching Coolio perform Gangsters paradise. Best Thursday in here so far!"
The rapper died aged 59 on Wednesday from a suspected cardiac arrest in Los Angeles.
Coolio's longtime manager, Jarez, confirmed the star was visiting a friend in Los Angeles when they became concerned after he went to the bathroom and didn't return.
Jarez told TMZ how Coolio was unresponsive to calls for him to return, leading the pal to check on the star. However, he was found laying on the floor.
Coolio - whose real name is Artis Leon Ivey Jr - is said to have been pronounced dead at the scene after his friend had called emergency services.
The rapper burst onto the music stage in LA in the late 1980s, but it was his '90s hit Gangsta's Paradise which made him an international star. The iconic tune, which was recorded to be the soundtrack for Michelle Pfeiffer's hit film Dangerous Minds, went on to become his signature song.
It hit number one in the US, UK, France, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
The single itself sold over six million copies across the globe and was part of his four-time Platinum-selling album of the same name.
Other successful tunes included Fantastic Voyage, 1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New), and It's All the Way Live (Now). He also performed the theme song for '90s sitcom Kenan and Kel titled Aw Here It Goes.
He won a host of awards throughout his career, including a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance and a number of MTV Video Music Awards.
His death comes just four days after he had posted about his latest performance in Texas on Instagram.
Many of his followers took to the post following the news of his death to leave messages of condolence. One user wrote: "Rip To the legend!!! Gangster paradise is one of my favs fr."
Another penned: "Rest in gangstas paradise," followed by an emoji of praying hands.
As well as his music career, he tried his hand at acting, appearing on productions such as Tapped Out, Two Hundred Thousand Dirty, Stealing Candy and Gangland, which featured Ice T.
He also starred on a number of reality TV shows, including Coolio's Rules in 2008, and more recently Love Rules.
In the UK, Coolio was a surprise name in the 2010 edition of Celebrity Big Brother. He famously quit following a run-in with follow contestant Nadia.
The star also became a chef, releasing a cookbook titled Cookin' with Coolio.
Over the years, he has had a number of altercations with police, including being arrested for carrying a loaded gun in an airport. He pleaded guilty to unlawful firearm possession at court in 2016, calling the incident a "misunderstanding".
Following the news of his untimely death, tributes have poured in for the much-loved rapper.
Leading the way was Michelle Pfeiffer, who played the lead role in Dangerous Minds. She shared a clip of the huge hit tune and said she was "heartbroken" at the news.
She wrote: "Heartbroken to hear of the passing of the gifted artist @coolio. A life cut entirely too short. As some of you may know I was lucky enough to work with him on Dangerous Minds in 1995. He won a Grammy for his brilliant song on the soundtrack - which I think was the reason our film saw so much success."
She continued: "I remember him being nothing but gracious. 30 years later I still get chills when I hear the song. Sending love and light to his family. Rest in Power, Artis Leon Ivey Jr."
Among fellow '90s musicians to share heartfelt messages was MC Hammer, who took to Twitter to write: "One of the nicest dudes I’ve known. Good people. R.I.P. Coolio."
LL Cool J shared a short tribute on the platform too, writing: "Rest in power my brother. @Coolio Love & Respect."
Snoop Dogg shared the Kenan & Kel theme tune on his Instagram Stories in tribute to the star who performed it.
And rapper Vince Staples paid his respects too, writing: "RIP Coolio," while actor Andy Milonakis said: "RIP to the legend Coolio. I had the pleasure going to his house to do a cooking show with him and he gave me my first taste of fried turkey. He was a kind and funny dude."
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