Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise (feat. L.V.) [Official Music Video]


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[Verse 1: Coolio]
As I walk through the valley of the shadow of death
I take a look at my life and realize there's nothin' left
‘Cause I've been blastin' and laughin' so long
That even my momma thinks that my mind is gone
But I ain't never crossed a man that didn't deserve it
Me be treated like a punk, you know that's unheard of
You better watch how you talkin' and where you walkin'
Or you and your homies might be lined in chalk
I really hate to trip, but I gotta loc
As they croak, I see myself in the pistol smoke
Fool, I'm the kinda G that little homies wanna be like
On my knees in the night, sayin' prayers in the street light
[Hook 1: LV]
Been spending most our lives
Livin' in a gangsta's paradise
Been spending most their lives
Livin' in a gangsta's paradise
We keep spending most our lives
Livin' in a gangsta's paradise
We keep spending most our lives
Livin' in a gangsta's paradise
[Verse 2: Coolio]
Look at the situation they got me facin'
I can't live a normal life, I was raised by the street
So I gotta be down with the hood team
Too much television watching, got me chasing dreams
I'm a educated fool with money on my mind
Got my ten in my hand and a gleam in my eye
I'm a loc'd out gangsta, set trippin' banger
And my homies are down, so don't arouse my anger
Fool, death ain't nothin' but a heart beat away
I'm livin' life do or die, what can I say?
I'm 23 now, will I live to see 24?
The way things is going I don't know
[Hook 2: LV]
Tell me why are we so blind to see
That the ones we hurt are you and me?
[Hook 1]
Been spending most our lives
Livin' in a gangsta's paradise
Been spending most their lives
Livin' in a gangsta's paradise
We keep spending most our lives
Livin' in a gangsta's paradise
We keep spending most our lives
Livin' in a gangsta's paradise
[Verse 3: Coolio]
Power and the money, money and the power
Minute after minute, hour after hour
Everybody's running, but half of them ain't lookin'
It's going on in the kitchen, but I don't know what's cookin'
They say I gotta learn, but nobody's here to teach me
If they can't understand it, how can they reach me?
I guess they can't, I guess they won't
I guess they front; that's why I know my life is out of luck, fool!
[Hook 1]
Been spending most our lives
Livin' in a gangsta's paradise
Been spending most their lives
Livin' in a gangsta's paradise
We keep spending most our lives
Livin' in a gangsta's paradise
We keep spending most our lives
Livin' in a gangsta's paradise
[Hook 2]
Tell me why are we so blind to see
That the ones we hurt are you and me?
Tell me why are we so blind to see
That the ones we hurt are you and me?


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  3. Alex Gamer

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    14 minutes ago

    Quien más viene por los videos de free fire arruinando salas de stremers de booya

  4. AusTheBassBoss


    15 minutes ago

    Day 24 of listening to Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio every day for a whole decade.

  5. Samuel Vásquez

    Samuel Vásquez

    26 minutes ago

    0% aburrida 100% increíble 1000% de probabilidades que la escuché siempre

  6. Amar Darouich

    Amar Darouich

    30 minutes ago

    This is a certified hood classic

  7. KYAG


    39 minutes ago

    L.V. killed it

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    Ali Hassan 786

    40 minutes ago

    Me when a join bad sport lobby in GTA online

  9. Emre Borazan

    Emre Borazan

    43 minutes ago

    Time for my daily listens

  10. aalu


    44 minutes ago

    zero auto tune

  11. Proime


    44 minutes ago

    Song is 34 or 31years old dam

  12. BedaExe


    48 minutes ago

    Wait, Sonic gangster?

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    TopNotch - FF

    Hour ago

    Day 1 of listening to gangsters paradise for a year (once I complete this, I'll do it for a decade)

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    Hour ago

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    Hour ago

    The lady just asked his life story and the man started rhyming.

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    Saphia M

    Hour ago

    @otman maman

  17. Xiao ming

    Xiao ming

    Hour ago

    Too good

  18. Joey Koala

    Joey Koala

    Hour ago

    i love that nirvana and artic monkies brought me here ty youtube algorythym forgot how hard this slaps

  19. jyoti dhole

    jyoti dhole

    Hour ago

    Let's see how many legends listening in June 2021

  20. Didem Ece

    Didem Ece

    Hour ago

    legends never die

  21. Le Retard

    Le Retard

    Hour ago

    This song got me everytime and still in my country they've never put in the radio ... WHY ???

  22. Son Ay-mie Heart

    Son Ay-mie Heart

    Hour ago

    As We Humans Will Keep Observed And Pondering About The Unwelcome Circumstances, Which Are And May Keep Arriving Into This World, A Sensible Heart Will Respond And Said Why It Is Been Said, In-Accordnce To The Wisdom Of This World? That Every Successful Businessman, Does Have A Strong Woman Behind Them, Which Have Help Them To Succeed And Become Successfully In Them Entrepreneurship [The Activity Of Setting Up A Business Or Businesses, Taking On Financial Risks In The Hope Of Profit, Dwelling In The Verity Of The Creator], Well Now In Accordance To The Heavenly Wisdom [The Quality Of Having Experience, Knowledge And Good Judgment And Have The Quality Of Being Wise], It Is Been Saying [A Shorty, Pithy Expression That Generally Contains Advice, Or Wisdom]: Let No One Deceive Himself, If Any Of You Thinks He Is Wise In This Age, He Should Become A Fool, So That He May Become Wise. For The Wisdom Of This World Is Foolishness In YAHWEH Asher Yahweh’s Sight, As It Is Written: He Catches The Wise In Their Craftiness [Slyness, So In Reality He Catches The Wise In Their Foxiness]! And Again, The Lord Knows That The Thoughts Of Those Who Believe That They Are Wise Are Futile, Fruitless, Pointless, Useless And Worthless, So In Reality Their Determination, Is Dwelling In Vanity Which, Well Reveal Again, That Their Quality Of Think About Someone And Something Carefully, As They Keep Proclaiming Nowadays The Days And Claiming And Into The Past Especially Before They Will Make Any Decision By Reaching A Conclusion, Still Keep Dwelling In The Justification Of Above As Fruitless, Pointless, Useless And Worthless!

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    Me estein de moustro lains livin in da tenster pararudais

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    Miau!!! "Pfeifer Michelle"

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    2 hours ago

    Everyone listening this now this was legenary

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    3 hours ago

    Tiktok 😔

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    TOZhemiel TheFirst

    3 hours ago

    If a teacher cannot teach all subjects, why would we exspect a student to learn all subjects... Me :

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    3 hours ago

    The Green Hornet

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    3 hours ago

    Oldies but goodies

  34. Berat Öndeş

    Berat Öndeş

    3 hours ago

    You know it just dawned on to me that there was not a single bad word in this entire song.

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    4 hours ago


  37. Sebastian Redolfi

    Sebastian Redolfi

    4 hours ago

    the music is personalment ritmic 1

  38. Knucekls ewCHIdna

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    4 hours ago

    I love this song. hi

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    5 hours ago

    My mama wants me to explain the lyrics to her



    6 hours ago

    2021, still fire 🔥🔥

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    6 hours ago

    Found this song one day ago. What a bop! Compared to all the other New songs, this is one is pretty good for once

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    6 hours ago

    Never old and gold

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    6 hours ago

    old but gold

  46. BİLİNMEZ-736


    6 hours ago

    Turkish aman Allahım bu şarkı bir müthiş English oh my god this song is awesome

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    6 hours ago

    Old and gold

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  49. Panther


    6 hours ago

    Having some godfather vibes

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    7 hours ago

    I love this song

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    7 hours ago

    Sonic music nani?!

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    7 hours ago

    Why is the new rap so bad

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    7 hours ago

    that song especially that made me indestructible

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    I love this music

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    Why the Hell is L.V. in a Sauna without a Towel

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    When i play this at my funarial ,i will come back from dead

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    8 hours ago

    This song will never die!!!!

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    After listening to this song i feel like a GANGSTER

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    If your under 13 and are listening to this you have earned my respect ✊

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    I got my captain hulk flag onn

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    Legeneds Never Die

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    8 hours ago

    You know a good song when Al decides to make a parody of it

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    9 hours ago

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    9 hours ago

    Temazo :3

  73. CockOfJustice


    9 hours ago

    Those eyes at 01:18

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    9 hours ago

    Alguien de Latinoamérica =)

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    9 hours ago

    Destruiré esta vida

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    9 hours ago

    amogus sus

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    9 hours ago

    2:02 is best

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  80. Arsh Dhiman

    Arsh Dhiman

    10 hours ago

    im shocked to see this classic doesnt even have swears

  81. Kith Cartoneros

    Kith Cartoneros

    10 hours ago

    Im starting to imagine a a cool leader of a gang And this song playing while we are fighting in slow motion offcourse.



    10 hours ago

    Victims-daughters of fathers who hurted for desire mother, raping her, or using to hunt, and pring meat, they are more prone to quicker identify 'perpetrator profile' in a potential spouse, and self-defend, leaving a man, conditined by others, and first boyfriends, so rejecting when a new seemingly at first good man, he repeats same phrases to scare, or abuses, or traps, or starves, or beats up same way as father her mother, first boyfriend, her, and the few folowing, and not stay there, so upon arrival at crime scene in formig, know: she is capable to kill, depending on how much harm he did, also as a colective repeating like a parrot what father did to harm or kill mother, or exes, and it is self defense, so hostage situation but it appears that the victim is more powerful and he exceeded in harming her, her physical olernce, seems vulnerable, but if you leave, he wll cotinue sadism, so arrest always right peson based o family dynamic pofiling and ask kids

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    11 hours ago

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    11 hours ago

    *swear words has left the chat*



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      11 hours ago

      sii, belleza

  87. Alex Gold

    Alex Gold

    11 hours ago

    Let’s be honest. It was not in your recommended. You’ve searched for it!

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  88. Sky Blue

    Sky Blue

    11 hours ago

    I'm here because doctor plague dance 😂

  89. Hiem Wagner

    Hiem Wagner

    11 hours ago

    Weird Al did it better.

  90. Graham Hill

    Graham Hill

    11 hours ago

    Ok but who is this lady and why is she here

  91. Pub Exploit

    Pub Exploit

    11 hours ago

    Play this in 1.25 speed. Your welcome

  92. Areeb Islam

    Areeb Islam

    11 hours ago

    Remembers me 2 people's tommy shelby and pablo escobar

  93. Alejandro Saromes

    Alejandro Saromes

    11 hours ago

    Perdón la ignorancia.. que películas es esa??

  94. alex.


    11 hours ago

    Canción de aledroid xdddd

  95. Austin Conklin

    Austin Conklin

    11 hours ago

    When the gang hear me listening to gangster's paradise then joins gang it will be possible event

  96. OcEAnN


    12 hours ago

    Jokes aside this is actually good

  97. Руслан Свист

    Руслан Свист

    12 hours ago

    Эх рыжий бить женщин нельзя. Он показывал машину боиться значит

  98. Руслан Свист

    Руслан Свист

    12 hours ago

    Классика Воробьва, я целый год не мог понять о чём речь

  99. Lía Hernández

    Lía Hernández

    12 hours ago

    A está canción le rezó diario 🛐🛐🛐