Coolio discography

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Coolio discography
Coolio.jpg
Coolio at a US Army base in Bosnia (2002)
Studio albums 8
Compilation albums 1
Music videos 27

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[16]
  • Released: April 18, 2001
  • Label: JVC Victor
  • Formats: CD, CS
El Cool Magnifico[17]
  • Released: October 15, 2002
  • Label: Riviera
  • Formats: CD, CS
The Return of the Gangsta 82
Steal Hear[18]
  • Released: October 28, 2008
  • Label: Super Cool
  • Formats: CD, digital download
From the Bottom 2 the Top[19]
  • 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[20]
  • Released: April 18, 2001
  • Label: Toy Factory
  • Format: CD
Fantastic Voyage: The Greatest Hits[21]
  • 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
[22]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
GER
[23]
NL
[5]
NOR
[6]
NZ
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
"Jackin'"[24] 1991 Non-album single
"County Line"[A] 1993 109 It Takes a Thief
"I Remember"[B]
(featuring J-Ro and Billy Boy)
1994 107 92 32 73
"Fantastic Voyage" 3 37 91 31 8 29 41
  • RIAA: 2× 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[35]
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"[39]
(featuring Kenny Rogers)
2001 Coolio.com
"I Like Girls"[40] 2003 El Cool Magnifico
"Ghetto Square Dance"[41]
"Sunshine"[42]
"Gangsta Walk"
(featuring Snoop Dogg and Gangsta-Lu)
2006 67 75 56 67 The Return of the Gangsta
"Boyfriend"[43] 2008 Steal Hear
"Change"[44] 2009 From the Bottom 2 the Top
"Lady Vs Beat Nouveau"[45] 38
"Gangsta's Paradise 2K11"[46]
(vs. Kylian Mash & Rico Bernasconi)
2011 89 Non-album single
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Guest appearances[edit]

List of single and non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"You Don't Work, U Don't Eat" 1991 WC and the Maad Circle, Ice Cube, J-Dee, MC Eiht Ain't a Damn Thang Changed
"In a Twist" 1995 WC and the Maad Circle Curb Servin'
"On My Cide" Dazzie Dee, Tha Chill Where's My Receipt
"Runaway" Janet Jackson Runaway (Single)
"Connect the Dot" 1996 H-Bomb In Yo' Face
"Drama" Ras Kass Soul on Ice
"One for the Money" 1997 40 Thevz Honor Amongst Thevz
"All Night, All Right" Peter Andre Time
"What Up Loc" 1999 Shorty Short Stories
"Goodbye" (Intro) 2000 Outlawz Ride wit Us or Collide wit Us
"In the Hood" 2002 L.V. & Prodeje The Playground
"Yo" 2003 Rappin' 4-Tay Gangsta Gumbo
"Soldiergirl" 2005 Leki, Mamido Warrior Girl
"Peepshow" XSS Peepshow (Single)
"One Night in L.A. / Gangsta Walk" 2010 The Glam One Night in L.A. (Single)
"Make It Bump" 2015 Wade Martin

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director(s)
1991 "Ain't Damn Thang Has Changed"
(with WC and the Maad Circle)
"Dress Code"
(with WC and the Maad Circle)
1993 "County Line"
1994 "I Remember"
(feat. J-Ro and Billy Boy)
"Fantastic Voyage"
"Mama I'm in Love Wit' a Gangsta"
1995 "Gangsta's Paradise"
(feat. L.V.)
Camden Galen
"Too Hot"
"The Points"
(with The Notorious B.I.G., Doodlebug of the Digable Planets, Big Mike, Buckshot, Redman,
Ill Al Skratch, Rock of Heltah Skeltah, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Busta Rhymes, Menace Clan, Jamal)
1996 "1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)" David Dobkin
"It's All the Way Live (Now)"
1997 "Hit 'Em High (The Monstars' Anthem)"
(with B-Real, Method Man, LL Cool J, and Busta Rhymes)
Hype Williams
"The Winner"
"C U When U Get There"
(feat. 40 Thevz)
"Ooh La La"
2001 "Hustler"
(feat. Kenny Rogers)
"Ghetto Square Dance"
2005 "I Don't Wanna Die"
(feat. Krayzie Bone)
Chris Palzis
2006 "Gangsta Walk"
(feat. Snoop Dogg and Gangsta-Lu)
Marco Gentile and d2b
"Do It"
(feat. Goast)
Davide Enrico Agosta
"Dip It"
(feat. Gangsta-Lu)
Luca Tommassini
2008 "Boyfriend"
(feat. A.I.)
Leonardo Gonzales
2009 "Change"
(vs. Ennio Morricone)
Cosimo Alemà
"Lady Vs Beat Nouveau"
(feat. Storm Lee)
"From the Bottom 2 the Top"
(feat. Goast and A.I.)
2011 "Gangsta's Paradise 2K11"
(vs. Kylian Mash & Rico Bernasconi)
2014 "Take It to the Hub"

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.[47]
  • 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.[48]
  • 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.[49]

References[edit]

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  17. ^ Bush, John. "El Cool Magnifico – Coolio > Overview". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
  18. ^ Jeffries, David. "Steal Hear – Coolio > Overview". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
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  20. ^ "Very Best – Coolio > Overview". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
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  23. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in Germany:
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  34. ^ "Official NZ Music Charts (22 September 1996)". Recorded Music New Zealand. Retrieved June 13, 2016. 
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  38. ^ "Official NZ Music Charts (14 December 1997)". Recorded Music New Zealand. Retrieved June 13, 2016. 
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  40. ^ I Like Girls (Media notes). Coolio. Riviera Records. 2003. 
  41. ^ "Ghetto Square Dance – Coolio > Overview". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  42. ^ Sunshine (Media notes). Coolio. Riviera Records. 2003. 
  43. ^ Boyfriend (Media notes). Coolio. Super Cool Records. 2008. 
  44. ^ Change (Media notes). Coolio. Subside Records. 2009. 
  45. ^ "Lady – Coolio > Overview". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  46. ^ "Gangsta's Paradise 2k11 (Coolio vs. Kylian Mash and Rico Bernasconi) [Remixes]". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
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  48. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 – Issue Date: 1994-11-05". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  49. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 – Issue Date: 1995-02-25". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 21, 2012.