A TikTok trend is helping people realize the singer of the 2000s musical duo Gnarls Barkley is CeeLo Green. The startling fact for a lot of people came to light when content creators were taking part in a trend where they were covering the track “Crazy.”
“GNARLS BARKLEY IS CEELO GREEN ??” one person wrote.
Many more people expressed similar sentiments.
“I HAD NO IDEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA I LOVED BOTH ARTISTS AND THEY WERE THE SAME PERSON???”
“How did I not know he’s gnarls Barkley?? It’s so obvious now.”
Green responded on TikTok when he saw his name trending.
“What’s up? This is yours truly, CeeLo Green. Some people call me Gnarls,” he said. “I have been checking out the TikTok “Crazy” riff challenge. Some of it has been great, some of it has been funny, some of it has been not so good, but I love it all just the same. Keep up the work. You guys are so cool. I’m glad you guys still love this song so many years later.”
According to Unilad, Gnarls Barkley is actually an American soul duo. The group consists of Green and producer Danger Mouse.
The pair enjoyed global success in 2006 when they released “Crazy,” which climbed to number two on the U.S. Hot 100 chart and made it to the top of the U.K. Singles Chart.
According to Hip Hop DX, CeeLo Green rose to fame when he performed with his group Goodiee Mob more than 25 years ago. The Grammy-winning artist, legally known as Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, released his latest solo album CeeLo Green Is Thomas Callaway in 2020. He also released Survival Kit with Goodie Mob in the same year.