Without a doubt, the most memorable thing about Dangerous Minds is Coolio's custom-made soundtrack single "Gangsta's Paradise." The song became one of the most successful rap records of all time and earned Coolio his first Grammy Award. Unfortunately, "Gangsta's Paradise" would be the peak of the rapper's career. His subsequent studio albums failed to exceed the success of his early career, despite achieving platinum status one more time with 1997's My Soul. Still, as a rapper and reality star (Celebrity Big Brother, Wife Swap), Coolio remains a part of American pop culture.
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