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Who is Malieek Straughter? Coolio’s brother

BY Sharmeen Hussain Sep 30, 2022. 10:37 pm UPDATED: Sep 30, 2022. 10:37 pm

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AFTER the late rapper Coolio of Gangsta’s Paradise passed away, he left a number of family members to mourn his loss.

Along with Coolio’s children, Malieek Straughter, the rapper’s brother, also paid tribute to him.

Who is Malieek Straughter? Coolio’s brother

Malieek Straughter sent a message on social media on September 29, 2022, to honour his brother Coolio.

He shared a video and photo montage of the two of them on Instagram along with the caption “Until the next chapter bro.”

The brother combo worked together on the 1997 song C U When U Get There before Coolio passed away.

Malieek used the stage name 40 Thevz at that time.

Malieek began playing a recurring part on the FX criminal drama The Shield in 2002.

Alongside Ice Cube and Mike Epps, he also had a minor role in Friday After Next.

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Lottery Ticket, Beyond the Lights, Prison Break, and Den of Thieves are among his other on-screen credits.

Malieek has four children outside of the entertainment industry, which is six fewer than Coolio.

How did Coolio Die?

On September 28, 2022, it was discovered that Coolio, Malieek’s brother, had passed away at the age of 59 following what appeared to be a cardiac attack.

Sheila Finegan, the rapper’s talent manager, expressed her sadness over Coolio’s passing: “He was a dear friend and client.

He had a tremendous impact on the world through the skill he possessed, and he will be sorely missed.

He was at a friend’s house when he passed away; the friend in question discovered him lifeless and called 911.

He was declared dead there and then by the time paramedics arrived.

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