Coolio‘s longtime companion of 10 years, recalled their fondest moments together and described how horrified she was to learn of his unexpected passing.
I just remember all of the air and life coming out of my body,’ she told DailyMail.com. ‘All I remember was dropping to my knees. I collapsed’ Ivey and Coolio were never married; however, she referred to him as her “husband” and had taken his last name. ‘He was who he was. If he was seeing other women, I knew about it,’ she said. ‘There’s nothing that man ever did that he hid from me.
Sources close to the artist said even longtime friends wouldn’t be invited to his cremation. The insider said Coolio wanted to keep the occasion low-key to avoid any baby-mama disputes.