CeeLo Green is a singer-songwriter and rapper who began his career as a member of the underrated Atlanta rap band Goodie Mob and guested on several classic OutKast tracks. He went on to much greater success both as a solo artist and as the frontman of the duo Gnarls Barkley — a collaboration with producer Danger Mouse. He later became a coach on several seasons of The Voice. His last album came out in , but since then he has put out several new songs, fueling rumors of a new solo release in the near future. His earliest musical outings were in the church, as both of his parents were ministers. His father passed away when he was just two, while his mother died when he was 18 after being paralyzed in a car crash. Hip hop fans had been clamoring for more from them since their appearance on OutKast's debut album, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, in on the tracks "Call of da Wild" and "Git Up, Git Out. Next came Gnarls Barkley, a collaboration with Danger Mouse. The duo released their first album, St.
Ever since then many of his songs have been all over the airwaves. He's got a great voice, and he's extremely talented. Cee-Lo Green explained to Mojo back in December of why he believed this song proved to be so popular: "It rang true to a lot of my peers and fellow artists. Because the song was about insisting upon doing things my way, and the thin line between being crazy and being convinced that you're right. Cee-Lo recalled to The Guardian newspaper March 22, "I was working at the same studio and of course I know the girls too, because we were on the same label, so they just asked me.
Green is known for his work in soul music, including the hit singles "Crazy" and "Fuck You". Is the Soul Machine In , the duo scored a worldwide hit with "Crazy", which reached the top five in twenty countries, including the U. With Gnarls Barkley, Green released two albums: 's platinum-selling St. Elsewhere and 's The Odd Couple. In , Green continued his solo career with the album The Lady Killer, which spawned his biggest solo hit, "Fuck You". The song peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot , and reached the top 10 in thirteen countries. Sign in or Register. CeeLo Green Born 30 May Last Played on BBC.
Green is known for his work in soul music , including the hit singles " Crazy " and " Fuck You ". Is the Soul Machine In , the duo scored a worldwide hit with " Crazy ", which reached the top five in twenty countries, including the U. With Gnarls Barkley, Green released two albums: 's platinum-selling St.