EXCLUSIVE: CeeLo Green, the musician behind hits including Crazypartnered with Lauren Grace Media to develop two television projects.
Green, who is also behind the hit single Kiss my assworks with the Race in America producer on a documentary series about his life as well as a scripted drama series based on the story of Atlanta-based rap group Goodie Mob and their rise to the southern rap scene.
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Green began his career as a member of Goodie Mob, part of the Dungeon Family collective, which is also home to Outkast. He left the band in 1999 to work on his own records, before teaming up with Danger Mouse to form Gnarls Barkley, which led to Crazy.
He was a judge and trainer on The voice between 2011 and 2014 and also had his own series The good life of CeeLo Green on the TBS.
The projects are led by Lauren Grace Media owners/partners Dorothy Toran and Leslie D. Farrell, along with producing partner Eric Nicks.
“We are thrilled to partner with the team at Lauren Grace Media,” said Green. “Dorothy and Leslie are powerful storytellers, and Eric is a music industry veteran who has made a seamless transition into the world of film and television. Goodie Mob are a prolific rap group for the south and l incarnation of southern hip hop culture. We are ready to commemorate our musical journey into scripted space.
“Eric, Leslie and I are very happy to partner with CeeLo and the Goodie Mob,” Toran said. “These legendary musicians played an important role in Southern rap and in the wider hip hop culture. We are proud to be at the helm of telling their rich and authentic stories.
Goodie Mob is represented by LaKeisha Orange. Lauren Grace Media is represented by A3 Artists Agency and Monica Harris.
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