Rapper Coolio appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom Tuesday (Feb.
9) for a preliminary hearing on drug and gun-possession charges stemming
from a September arrest. The case was continued until Feb. 22, according
to a bailiff in Department F of Southwest Superior Court. Coolio (born
Artis Leon Ivey Jr.) has pleaded innocent in municipal court to charges
of carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle, driving without a license,
possessing less than an ounce of marijuana in a vehicle and driving on
the wrong side of the road; he has not yet entered a plea in Superior