The "Gangsta's Paradise" rapper, actor and producer reportedly died in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
His 1995 Grammy-winning hit, “Gangsta’s Paradise,” topped the U.S. charts that year and remains one of the bestselling singles of all time.
The handgun was found in his backpack during baggage screening at Los Angeles International Airport last month.
Fifty years ago, Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger, arguably the greatest James Bond theme of all, and one of the most explosive musical compositions in the history of cinema missed winning the Academy Award for Best Song -- in fact, it missed a nomination altogether.