Coolio discography

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Coolio discography

Coolio at a US Army base in Bosnia (2002)
Releases
Studio albums 8
Compilation albums 1
Music videos 22

This is the discography of Coolio, an American rapper.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
GER
[4]
NL
[5]
NOR
[6]
NZ
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
It Takes a Thief 8 57 42 44 67
Gangsta's Paradise
  • Released: November 21, 1995
  • Label: Tommy Boy, Warner Bros.
  • Formats: CD, CS
9 12 4 6 9 24 5 16 2 18
My Soul
  • Released: August 26, 1997
  • Label: Tommy Boy, Warner Bros.
  • Formats: CD, CS
39 60 19 19 12 27 20 30 16 28
Coolio.com[15]
  • Released: April 18, 2001
  • Label: JVC Victor
  • Formats: CD, CS
El Cool Magnifico[16]
  • Released: October 15, 2002
  • Label: Riviera
  • Formats: CD, CS
The Return of the Gangsta 82
Steal Hear[17]
  • Released: October 28, 2008
  • Label: Super Cool
  • Formats: CD, digital download
From the Bottom 2 the Top[18]
  • Released: July 2, 2009
  • Label: Subside
  • Formats: CD, digital download
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected information
Title Album details
Very Best[19]
  • Released: April 18, 2001
  • Label: Toy Factory
  • Format: CD
Fantastic Voyage: The Greatest Hits[20]
  • Released: September 14, 2001
  • Label: Tommy Boy
  • Format: CD

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[21]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
GER
[22]
NL
[5]
NOR
[6]
NZ
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
"Jackin'"[23] 1991 Non-album single
"County Line"[A] 1993 109 It Takes a Thief
"I Remember"[B]
(featuring J-Ro and Billy Boy)
1994 107 32 73
"Fantastic Voyage" 3 37 91 31 8 29 41
  • RIAA: Platinum[12]
"Mama I'm in Love Wit' a Gangsta"[C] 119 39
"Gangsta's Paradise"
(featuring L.V.)
1995 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Gangsta's Paradise
"Too Hot" 24 42 24 10 7 35 18 9
"1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)" 1996 5 12 39 14 14 2 17 13
"It's All the Way Live (Now)" 29 50 73 34 6 33 34 Eddie soundtrack
"Hit 'Em High (The Monstars' Anthem)"
(with B-Real, Method Man, LL Cool J and Busta Rhymes)
1997 14 5 1 17 10 11 8
  • IFPI NOR: Gold[29]
Space Jam soundtrack
"The Winner" 19 53
"C U When U Get There"
(featuring 40 Thevz)
12 7 4 3 10 2 4 2 2 3 My Soul
"Ooh La La" 33 80 68 2 39 14
"The Hustler"[31]
(featuring Kenny Rogers)
2001 Coolio.com
"I Like Girls"[32] 2003 El Cool Magnifico
"Ghetto Square Dance"[33]
"Sunshine"[34]
"Gangsta Walk"
(featuring Snoop Dogg)
2006 75 56 67 The Return of the Gangsta
"Boyfriend"[35] 2008 Steal Hear
"Change"[36] 2009 From the Bottom 2 the Top
"Lady"[37] 38
"Gangsta's Paradise 2K11"[38]
(vs. Rico Bernasconi and Kylian Mash)
2011 89 Non-album single
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Music videos[edit]

  • 1991: "Ain't Damn Thang Has Changed" (with WC and the Maad Circle)
  • 1991: "Dress Code" (with WC and the Maad Circle)
  • 1993: "County Line"
  • 1994: "I Remember"
  • 1994: "Fantastic Voyage"
  • 1994: "Mama I'm in Love Wit' a Gangsta"
  • 1995: "Gangsta's Paradise" (featuring L.V.)
  • 1995: "Too Hot"
  • 1996: "1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)"
  • 1996: "It's All the Way Live (Now)"
  • 1997: "The Winner"
  • 1997: "C U When U Get There" (featuring 40 Thevz)
  • 1997: "Ooh La La"
  • 2001: "Somebody's Gotta Die" (featuring Krayzie Bone)
  • 2001: "Hustler" (featuring Kenny Rogers)
  • 2001: "Ghetto Square Dance"
  • 2006: "Gangsta Walk" (featuring Snoop Dogg)
  • 2006: "Do It" (featuring Goast)
  • 2006: "Dip It"
  • 2008: "Boyfriend"
  • 2009: "Change"
  • 2009: "Lady"
  • 2009: "From The Bottom 2 The Top"
  • 2011: "Gangsta's Paradise 2K11"

Notes[edit]

  • A ^ "County Line" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 9 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[39]
  • B ^ "I Remember" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 7 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[40]
  • C ^ "Mama I'm in Love Wit' a Gangsta" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 19 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[41]

References[edit]

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  17. ^ Jeffries, David. "Steal Hear – Coolio > Overview". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
  18. ^ "From the Bottom 2 the Top – Coolio > Overview". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
  19. ^ "Very Best – Coolio > Overview". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
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  22. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in Germany:
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  29. ^ "Norwegian single certifications – Monstars – Hit'em High" (in Norwegian). IFPI Norway. Retrieved August 24, 2012. 
  30. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1997 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
  31. ^ "The Hustler – Coolio, Kenny Rogers > Overview". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  32. ^ I Like Girls (Media notes). Coolio. Riviera Records. 2003. 
  33. ^ "Ghetto Square Dance – Coolio > Overview". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  34. ^ Sunshine (Media notes). Coolio. Riviera Records. 2003. 
  35. ^ Boyfriend (Media notes). Coolio. Super Cool Records. 2008. 
  36. ^ Change (Media notes). Coolio. Subside Records. 2009. 
  37. ^ "Lady – Coolio > Overview". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  38. ^ "Gangsta's Paradise 2k11 (Coolio vs. Rico Bernasconi & Kylian Mash) [Remixes]". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  39. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 – Issue Date: 1994-02-05". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  40. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 – Issue Date: 1994-11-05". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  41. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 – Issue Date: 1995-02-25". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 21, 2012.