Coolio's Star Fades in U.S., But Shines Abroad

Last summer, the Faroe Islands -- a remote archipelago populated by puffin and sheep in the middle of the Norwegian Sea -- was a "Gangsta's Paradise." There, 1990s rapper Coolio appeared alongside pop singer Crystal Waters of "Gypsy Woman" fame in a local auditorium that could hold no more than 1,000 fans. The event was scheduled right after the national holiday commemorating the death of Saint Olaf. "The arrival of these two names doesn't make my fingers tingle," someone wrote on...Full Story
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