Cool C

Philly Rapper Cool C

Cool C is a Philly Rapper active in the late 1980s. Cool C was one of the original members of the Philly Rap Group the Hill Top Hip Hop Crew. Cool C’s first album, I Gotta Habit, was released in 1989 and received moderate success.


In 1996, Cool C allegedly robbed a bank with two other Philly Rappers. During the bank robbery, Cool C allegedly shot and killed a Philly Police Officer. Cool C was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death by lethal injection. Cool C has maintained his innocence since his arrest. He is currently an inmate at Pennsylvania’s State Correctional Institution at Greene.

Albums by Cool C

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