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Cee Lo Green Performs Crazy With Prince on Guitar @ MSG Last Night

Posted by Billyjam, February 8, 2011 09:04am | Post a Comment

Cee Lo Green "Crazy" featuring Prince @ MSG, NYC Feb 7th 2011

At the recent Grammy Award Nominations, Cee Lo Green, who has collaborated with many artists over the years including most recently Amy Winehouse for her 2011 comeback album, was asked who he would still like to work with. "I got a chance to perform with Prince in Vegas and we became friends, if I can call myself his friend, but we haven't done anything musically or creatively together. I would like to do that, if given the chance," he said, referring to the two teaming up to do "Crazy" together. And again last night, Feb 7th in New York, after performing as the opening act for the purple one at Madison Square Garden (MSG), he again was joined by Prince onstage for a rendition of (Gnarls Barkley's) "Crazy" featuring Prince on guitar, as seen in fan video above c/o YouTuber babysdaddyATL. While there is no official word of the two recording new song(s) together, it seems inevitable that they soon will.

Hip-Hop Rap Up 11:20:10: Cee-Lo Clean vs. Dirty Versions, Gaslamp Killer @ House of Blues, Best Use of a Joni Mitchell Sample, Scratch DJ Marching Band, Souls of Mischief, Fist Fam + More

Posted by Billyjam, November 20, 2010 10:35am | Post a Comment
Amoeba Music Hollywood Weekly Hip-Hop Top Five Chart: 11:20:10


1) Cee-Lo Green
The Lady Killer (Elektra Records)

2) Kid Cudi Man On The Moon 2: The Legend of Mr Roger (Universal/Motown)

3) Eligh Grey Crow (Legendary Music/ Alpha Pup)

4) Eminem Recovery (Aftermath, Interscope, Shady)

5)  Drake Thank Me Later (Young Money, Cash Money/Universal)

As Cee-Lo Green's runaway hit of a new album The Lady Killer (Elektra Records) continues to dominate charts all over the globe, including the latest hip-hop top five from Amoeba Music Hollywood this week, radio DJs everywhere debate whether playing the sanitized / FCC friendly version of the album's popular online song and video "Fuck You" is worth playing at all. As you know, in its airplay-ready version it becomes "Forget You" with all swear words getting changed or edited. So is it worth playing? I say a good song is a good song, and "Forget You" is a great song. And if you had never heard the other (real) version you would enjoy it thoroughly. It reminds me of back in '94 when listeners heard "Mack Of The Year" by Dru Down being played on KMEL long before they heard the original, much nastier version, "Pimp Of The Year," by the Oakland rapper. However, once you have heard the original Cee -Lo song, the radio version sounds like it is missing the main ingredient. Below are both versions for you to be the judge of. Please post your opinion in comments below. Thanks!

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Get Off Farmville and Go Get Cee-Lo's Lady Killer

Posted by Smiles Davis, November 9, 2010 07:10pm | Post a Comment

Tuesday is always album release day. Today, however, is an exceptionally exciting release day. Cee-Lo Green’s new album Lady Killer hit shelves this morning. There were quite a few highly anticipated albums this year; Lady Killer is one of many, and Erykah Badu was another; Yeasayer, Onra, Theophilus London all hit the spot too. Come to think, it’s time for a top 10 albums so far list, but I digress, we’ll save that for another post. Let's focus on this gem with production by Salaam Remi, ELEMENT, The Smeezingtons, Fraser T. Smith, Paul Epworth, and Jack Splash. I might be a little biased cause Cee-Lo is so tight, but this may very well turn out to be the best album of 2010. Haven’t heard the whole thing yet, but like I said, may be a little biased. Mr Green dropped a little birdie on us last month and the world went nuts for it. Then some chick with a Ukulele covered it and stirred the pot once more over before the Eagle even landed. Now here it sits in all its glory waiting patiently just for you. The sooner you get it the better. Then you'll be sure to avoid those awkward moments when all your friends, peers and co-workers won't stop talking about it while you sit timidly twiddling your thumbs without making a peep. Can we spell i-m-p-e-r-a-t-i-v-e? You must move fast, like trying to catch the ice-cream truck man before he turns the block fast. Btw, I caught a snippet of “Please,” the track on the album that features Selah Sue -- it’s AMAAAZINNNNNG! Enjoy this teaser. Then run to Amoeba, get the album and wish us a Happy Birthday!