‘Jeopardy!’ Contestant Loses $3,200 After Failing To Correctly Pronounce A Coolio Song

I guess he's not a true "gangster."

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Remember Dangerous Minds? That awesome movie that  featured Michelle Pfeiffer in a leather jacket trying to get a bunch of inner-city kids to learn? Well even if you don’t remember that movie I’m sure you remember Coolio’s song “Gangsta’s Paradise.” Well, one Jeopardy! contestant named Nick remembers the song, just doesn’t remember how to exactly pronounce it.

Host Alex Trebeck ask the contestants this question:

“A song by Coolio from Dangerous Minds goes back in time to become a 1667 John Milton Classic.”

And here is what Nick answers”

So this poor dude lost cash because he said “gangster” and now “gangsta.” Just look at this face:

And here’s what Jeopardy! had to say:

And Twitter was loving everything about this clip:

Nick needs to update his street lingo.

h/t Bro Bible

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