If Gnarls Barkley’s five-year hiatus since releasing its critically heralded The Odd Couple is driving you crazy, Cee-Lo Green has some good news.
The Gnarls half and Voice judge insists that the duo will “definitely” release another project in the future--once he pulls his partner DJ Danger Mouse into the studio.
“I got to get Danger Mouse out of the house,” Cee Lo said, moments before performing at Harrah’s Pool nightclub in Atlantic City, New Jersey. “My man is almost completely detached, and that’s not an insult, I actually admire it. We have a great balance. I’m more forward and out-in-front, but he’s definitely got my back.”
Cee Lo is also excited about another major on-wax reunion with the Goodie Mob faction with which he first made his name in the mid '90s. He says the ATL collective's long-gestating album, Age Against the Machine, will reach fans ears soon.
“You’ll be hearing new Goodie Mob this year, no doubt about it,” says a visibly slimmer Cee Lo, who’s been dieting. “I’m talking about Public Enemy on acid, the new Black psychedelic experience.”
CeeLo Green Is Loberace, Cee Lo's long-awaited residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, is scheduled to kick off on Thursday, Feb. 28. --John Kennedy