TV One’s docuseries Unsung and Uncensored return on Sunday, April 10, with the stories of hip-hop pioneers Das EFX, and singer-producer CeeLo Green.
Unsung kicks off the programming block with a look at Das EFX, the Brooklyn hip-hop duo made up of emcees Dray (also known as Krazy Drayz) and Skoob (also known as Books). The two named themselves “DAS” standing for “Dray and Skoob” and “EFX” meaning “effects.”
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The group gained popularity in the early 1990s for their new sound called the iggity flow. They landed a string of hits including “They Want EFX” and “Mic Checka.” Das EFX also achieved platinum status during a career that has spanned three decades.
Unsung: Das EFX airs tonight at 9 p.m. ET/8C on TV One. The series is narrated by actor Gary Anthony Williams and executive produced by Frank Sinton and Arthur Smith of A. Smith & Co. Productions. Mark Rowland, Kysha Mounia and Jamecia Blount also serve as executive producers.
Uncensored follows with a look at the life and career of CeeLo Green. Losing both parents by age 18, the Atlanta native had a troubled youth that was full of depression and challenges.
Determined to make something of himself, he worked hard to build a career in the music industry. He topped the charts as a solo artist in addition to being the frontman of Goodie Mob and Gnarls Barkley. Over the years, CeeLo has won five Grammy awards.
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Green also appeared as a judge on NBC’s music competition series The Voice for four seasons. He left the show in 2014, amid a sexual misconduct investigation by the LAPD. In August 2014, he pleaded no contest to one felony count of furnishing ecstasy to a woman and was sentenced to three years of probation and 360 hours of community service.
His story will be told tonight on Uncensored: CeeLo Green at 10 p.m. ET/9C on TV One. Uncensored is produced for TV One by Eric Tomosunas, Keith Neal, James Seppelfrick, Jay Allen and Nikki Byles (Executive Producers) of Swirl Films.