Rashad Richey gives commencement address; CeeLo Green receives doctorate

Megastar CeeLo Green was among the recipients of honorary doctorates at GIA University, an international institution that supports humanitarian efforts through acts of service. CeeLo has been a trailblazing force in music and entertainment for decades. “CeeLo’s philanthropic endeavors have been well-noted, and he remains one of the greatest creative minds on the planet”, said […]

‘Hey Ya!’ OutKast digs deep for pending docu-series

Big Boi stopped by Apple Music over the weekend and revealed that he had in his possession footage that will make the “greatest OutKast documentary ever.” The “Player’s Ball” MC stated he’s been sitting on hours of concert footage of him and Andre 3000 hitting the road and performing at concerts between 1998 to 2000. […]

Atlanta suburb hosts free concert featuring Goodie Mob and other ATL icons

The Mayor of East Point, Georgia, Deana Holiday Ingraham and Councilmember Sharon Shropshire, brought back the “Wind down Wednesday” free concert series for the first time since 2019 at East Point Commons on July 29, 2021. The three acts included were the Youngbloodz (who brought out the East Side Boyz), Pastor Troy and the Goodie […]

Goodie Mob returns to arm the masses with facts

It’s an unseasonably warm afternoon in Atlanta, a few sunsets away from Thanksgiving Day. Members of the legendary group Goodie Mob — whose acronym stands for the “Good Die Mostly Over Bull—-” — arrive at rolling out headquarters from their respective environs in somewhat of a celebratory mood. Twenty-five years ago, the iconic foursome released […]

CeeLo Green, reality TV’s Martell Holt help Nouveau Bar with turkey drive

Nouveau Bar & Grill owner Ebony Austin continues to keep up morale in the city of College Park, Georgia, despite the COVID-19 restriction extensions. In October, Austin distributed groceries to over 150 families in the city in celebration of Nouveau’s one-year anniversary. On Nov. 25, the serial entrepreneur invited singer CeeLo Green and “Love & […]

Goodie Mob continues fight for equality and community relevance on new album

This month marks the 25th anniversary of Goodie Mob‘s seminal hip-hop album Soul Food. Among a plethora of other things, the project was an announcement that the South was more than bounce and Miami bass. When the album dropped Nov. 7, 1995, we were introduced to a quartet of young Black men, ready, willing and […]

When is enough too much?

Recently, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion were in the headlines again — not about Megan’s gunshot wound to the foot or Cardi’s conversations with politicians but their collaboration and the explicit lyrics in their new single “WAP,” which is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The video for the track featured a […]

Megan Thee Stallion slams male critics of ‘WAP’

Megan Thee Stallion has hit out at haters of her Cardi B collaboration “WAP” after the pair were criticized for their “shameless adult content” by CeeLo Green. The “Savage” hitmaker took to Twitter to take aim at the men who have mocked the rappers after they unleashed the explicit track and its accompanying video — […]

CeeLo Green slams Nicki Minaj, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion as ‘desperate’

Veteran music star CeeLo Green is taking some incoming fire from fans who took umbrage with him for slamming female rap stars like Nicki Minaj, Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B. More specifically, fans took issue with Green calling the female rappers’ music “desperate.” In a comprehensive interview with Great Britain’s Far Out magazine, Green […]

CeeLo Green takes the lead as an artist, a father, and a Black man in America

It seems as if CeeLo Green often finds new ways to evolve as an artist. Most hip-hop purists’ first introduction to Green came when he was an outspoken teenager and a member of the überpolitical group Goodie Mob. The four-man group, which also features Khujo, Big Gipp, and T-Mo, redefined Southern rap with thought-provoking lyrics […]

CeeLo Green determined to achieve weighty goal during self-quarantine

CeeLo Green is determined to achieve a weighty goal during coronavirus lockdown. The 44-year-old singer says he wants to shed “30 to 40 pounds” while in quarantine. Green is currently staying at home amid the coronavirus pandemic and has said he wants to use his free time to watch what he eats and stick to […]

Goodie Mob headlines the 36th annual Rondo Days celebration in Minnesota

The annual Rondo Days celebration honors the history of the Rondo neighborhood in St. Paul, Minnesota. Rondo was a well-established African American community in the mid-1960s that was split with the construction of Interstate 94. The daylong festival and community celebration is hosted by Rondo Avenue Inc., the organization dedicated to preserving, conserving and accurately […]

Nelly’s 2nd degree rape charge and other Black celebs accused of sex crimes

On Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, after performing with Georgia Florida Line at the White River Amphitheater in the Seattle, Washington area, rapper Nelly was detained for suspicion of rape. The accuser reportedly told the Auburn Police Department that Nelly, né Cornell Iran Haynes, took her to his tour bus, which was parked at Walmart at […]

CeeLo Green makes a splash at the Apollo Spring Gala

The Apollo Theater largest fundraising event — the 2017 Apollo Spring Gala took place at the theater on Monday, June 12 at 7 p.m. The star-studded benefit concert was hosted by award-winning actor and comedian Cedric The Entertainer and featured performances by renowned artists, including CeeLo Green, Sheila E., Charlie Wilson, and Wé McDonald of NBC’s […]

CeeLo Green honored at the BMI ‘Know Them Now’ showcase

BMI hosted a very special edition of their Know Them Now showcase April 6 in Atlanta. The city came together for a night dedicated to highlighting emerging talent in the music industry and honoring the legendary CeeLo Green. Green’s Dungeon Family brothers Big Gipp and KP The Great kept the pulse for the night as […]

Twitter reacts to CeeLo and his golden outfit at the Grammys

The Grammy Awards were full of fashion statements and rapper/singer CeeLo Green made a golden one. In his new persona as Gnarly Davidson for his upcoming album, he appeared in a golden costume complete with a robotic face mask, making him look like angry, gold Oompa-Loompa. But as rapper André 3000 said in 1996 when […]

CeeLo Green explains viral cellphone explosion video, fake news story

A video posted by CeeLo Green (@ceelogreen) on Dec 17, 2016 at 8:23pm PST CeeLo Green has live streamed a conversation explaining to fans that he didn’t get injured following what appeared to be a cellphone exploding in his face while he was chatting it up at a music studio. In the video, Green says, […]

CeeLo Green’s cellphone explodes in his face (video)

[jwplatform LsHI40Yf] Please read the updated story here. Blogger Philly Chase posted a shocking video on Instagram of CeeLo Green who was casually speaking on his phone while in the studio when his cell phone exploded. He is seen falling to the ground. He writes: Exclusive!! #Ceelogreen Is Injured When Cell Phone Explodes In His […]

CeeLo Green, Jeezy, Keshia Knight Pulliam serve meals to the homeless

Shanti Das in collaboration with Keshia Knight-Pulliam, Jeezy and CeeLo Green presented the 5th Annual No Reservations Needed Dinner at The Atlanta Mission in Atlanta. Over 450 homeless men were treated to a haircut and a Thanksgiving meal that included turkey, ham, dressing, greens, sweet potatoes, corn, rolls and more. Supporting sponsors included the Art […]