Revisit " Sister, Sister " and more '90s TV throwbacks that need a revival now. See our picks list. Title: Coolio feat. The video features a locked-off shot of an apartment room as Natalie The video features live concert footage shot at Giants John and Yoko are shown walking in the countryside, in bleak weather. They arrive in an empty house and while Yoko opens the windows, John sits at the piano, plays and sings. The video begins with black and white footage of British soldiers Coolio performs in the music video "Gangsta's Paradise" from the album "Gangsta's Paradise" and the original motion picture soundtrack for the film Dangerous Minds recorded for Tommy Boy Records.
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The single soared to the top of the pop charts in 16 countries, including the U. The song also went on to sell over 3 million copies in the U. Everybody used to come to our house all the time — it was a hangout spot.
The song was released on Coolio's album of the same name , as well as the soundtrack for the film Dangerous Minds. It samples the chorus and instrumentation of Stevie Wonder 's song " Pastime Paradise ". The song was listed at number 85 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of All-Time  and number one biggest selling single of on U. The song has sold over 5 million copies in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany alone,    and at least 6 million worldwide, making it one of the best-selling singles of all time.
Gangsta's Paradise is the second studio album by rapper Coolio , released on November 21, It is Coolio's best-selling album, with over three million copies sold in the United States. The album produced three singles, which became hits: the title track which was first used in the film Dangerous Minds ,  released before Coolio's album , " 1, 2, 3, 4 Sumpin' New ", and " Too Hot ". Three songs were released as singles.