'Cookin' with Coolio' on Serious Eats

The Ghetto Gourmet: Cookin' with Coolio

"The man really does warrant the title of ultimate kitchen pimp." [Photographs: Coolio then and now.] Disclaimer: This post contains some NSFW language. Coolio's Favorite Chicken Wings View the complete recipe here ยป Most of you might remember mid-Nineties hip-hop sensation Coolio for his hit singles Gangsta's Paradise and Fantastic Voyage. But in recent years Coolio has found another audience—not on the mic but behind the stove as host of his cooking videos Cookin' with Coolio. As the self-proclaimed "ghetto Martha Stewart" and the "black Rachael Ray," Coolio got his start in the kitchen at an early age. Without necessities (as basic as a refrigerator) and using bare-bones staples like canned tuna, hot sauce, and white bread, Coolio quickly learned... More

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