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Artis Leon Ivey, Jr.
ProfessionSpecial guest voice actor
IMDB profilenm0004839
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Category of characters voiced by Coolio

Artis Leon Ivey, Jr., better known by his stage name, Coolio, was a professional rapper and the voice of Kwanzaa-bot on Futurama. He appeared on the 2996 quarter in "Godfellas" as a tribute for being a great guest star. He was known for his performance of "Gangsta's Paradise" from the 1995 film Dangerous Minds.

Ivey died of cardiac arrest on September 28, 2022. The last episode he recorded before his death, "I Know What You Did Next Xmas," is dedicated to him.[1]

Episode credits


  1. ^ Joey Nolfi - "Coolio recorded new Futurama dialogue and music as KwanzaaBot before his death." Entertainment Weekly. Published September 30, 2022. Retrieved August 28, 2023.