Everybody's Brother

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He inspires awe with his colorful costumes and helps ordinary people find a Voice. With vocals so effective (in fact, they're almost otherworldly), he turned a four-letter word into a global phenomenon. Without a doubt, CeeLo Green is a superhero of soul-and every superhero has an origin story.

This story begins in The Dirty South, where South Atlanta's native son transformed himself into the Abominable SHOWman. Along the way, innocence was lost; farther down the path, his parents passed on. Yet he still found family at the Dungeon with the likes of Goodie Mob, Outkast, L.A. Reid, and Lauryn Hill. Then one day he teamed up with Danger Mouse and everything went "Crazy."

Everybody's Brother is the untold story of CeeLo Green's rise from the streets of Atlanta to the top of the charts-a story so cool, so complex that his brother-from-another-mother, Big Gipp, couldn't help but chime in. Now CeeLo gives his fans what they've been waiting for: an all-access pass into his perfectly imperfect piece of mind.
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A member of the Goodie Mob and the front-member to Gnarls Barkley (winner of two 2007 Grammys and known for their #1 hit "Crazy"), CeeLo Green was born in Atlanta and helped turn the city into the center of a major hip-hop/rap revolution. He is a multi-award winning musician. In addition, he is a celebrity judge on NBC's #1 reality television show The Voice. He lives in Los Angeles.

Big Gipp helped CeeLo start his music career when he introduced him to the members of the Goodie Mob when CeeLo was just 17. They two have been like brothers ever since. Gipp has a solo career and has contributed to several collaborations with other music artists over the years.

David Wild is a New York Times bestselling author, a contributing editor to Rolling Stone, and an Emmy-nominated television writer and producer, as well as a popular blogger for Huffington Post and a frequent television commentator about popular music. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.
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Publisher
Grand Central Publishing
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Published on
Sep 10, 2013
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Pages
288
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ISBN
9781455516681
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts
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