Das EFX and CeeLo Green Told All on Unsung and Uncensored


( ENSPIRE Entertainment ) TV One’s Docuseries Unsung and Uncensored Returned Last Sunday, Featuring New Guests Each Week

TV One’s two original docuseries, Unsung and Uncensored, tell the stories we’ve never heard from the celebrities we all know and love. All-new episodes of TV One’s original docu-series, Unsung and Uncensored, returned last Sunday, April 10, featuring CeeLo Green and Das EFX. Unsung led with hip-hop pioneers, Das EFX, at 9 p.m. ET/8C followed by Uncensored, which features singer, actor and record producer, CeeLo Green, at 10 p.m. ET/9C. Each episode was also published on TVOne.tv and TV One’s social media platforms.

TV One’s signature music biography series, Unsung, spotlights entertainment’s most influential and talented artists. Last week’s episode highlighted chart-topping group, Das EFX. The group gained popularity in the early 90’s for their animated flow that birthed a new sound in hip-hop called the iggity flow. With #1 hits including “They Want EFX” and “Mic Checka,” Das EFX achieved platinum success during a career that has spanned three decades.

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Unsung, one of the network’s longest-running series, highlights the careers and explores the personal lives of some of the most talented, versatile, and influential Black vocal artists. The seven-time NAACP Image Award-winning series continues the season to highlight some of the biggest stars of the 90s and 2000s.

New upcoming episodes of TV One’s Unsung include: Unsung 90’s – All 4 One, airing April 17, and
Unsung 2000s – Keak Da Sneak and Tweet, airing April 24.

Unsung is narrated by actor Gary Anthony Williams and is 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. For TV One, Jason Ryan is Executive Producer in Charge of Production, and Donyell Kennedy-McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting.

CeeLo Green on Uncensored, from tvone.tv

The hit autobiographical series, Uncensored, explores the lives of your favorite personalities as they provide first-hand accounts of their success and the obstacles they faced throughout their careers. This week’s episode highlights singer, actor, and producer, CeeLo Green. Decorated with five Grammy awards and countless #1s, he has tasted success as a solo artist in addition to being the frontman of Goodie Mob and Gnarls Barkley. Orphaned at the age of 18, he had a troubled youth that was full of depression and challenges. Determined to make it big in life despite all the hardships, he worked hard to build the prosperous, multi-faceted career that he has been afforded. Now, he discusses his journey in his upcoming episode of Uncensored.

TV One’s upcoming new episodes of Uncensored will feature Erica Campbell on April 17, and
Trina on April 24.

Uncensored is produced for TV One by Eric Tomosunas, Keith Neal, James Seppelfrick, Jay Allen and Nikki Byles (Executive Producers) of Swirl Films. For TV One, Jason Ryan is Executive in Charge of Production and Donyell Kennedy-McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting.

CeeLo Green on Uncensored, from tvone.tv

About TV One Networks
TV One Networks is the hub of black culture and entertainment with a broad offering of original programming and classic series, serving both diverse audiences for TV One and CLEO TV. Launched in January 2004, TV One currently serves 43 million households and CLEO TV, launched in January 2019, is the sister network with a 34.9 million household reach. Each network has a unique audience that serves viewers with fan favorites from TV One such as Unsung, Uncensored, Fatal Attraction, ATL Homicide, Life therapy, Don’t Waste Your Pretty, and Urban One Honors.

CLEO TV, a lifestyle and entertainment network targeting Millennial and Gen X women of color, delivers content that uplifts and inspires today’s modern-day woman. Viewers of CLEO TV can expect award-winning content in both original and acquired series including Culture Kitchen, Living by Design, New Soul Kitchen, Just Eats with Chef JJ, Tia Mowry’s Quick Fix, and All Things Adrienne House to Home. Both networks are solely owned by Urban One, Inc, formerly known as Radio One, Inc, the largest African-American owned and operated multi-media company.

Das EFX on Unsung, from youtube.com

About A. Smith & Co. Productions
A. Smith & Co. Productions creates some of the most innovative, highly-rated, and high-quality programming for the domestic and international television marketplace. Founded by Chairman Arthur Smith, an unscripted TV pioneer who was inducted into the Realscreen Awards Hall of Fame and named Broadcasting & Cable’s “Producer of the Year,” the company has produced over 5,000 hours of award-winning programming, more than 200 shows, for more than 50 networks and platforms, with formats sold to well over 120 territories.

For two decades, A. Smith & Co. has been a global leader in non-fiction television for productions, including Hell’s Kitchen (FOX), American Ninja Warrior (NBC), Profiled: The Black Man (discovery+/OWN), Unsung (TV One), Welcome to Plathville (TLC), American Ninja Warrior Junior (Peacock), the NFL’s Pro Bowl Skills Showdown (ESPN), The Titan Games (NBC), Mental Samurai (FOX), Ellen’s Next Great Designer (HBO Max), Voices of Fire (Netflix), American Gangster: Trap Queens (BET+), Season two of Floor is Lava (Netflix) and more. For more information, please visit their website.

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About Swirl Films
Swirl Films is America’s “number one urban film production company,” a full-service film & television production company with over 60 original productions in the past six years, focusing on urban content and programming, independent features and multi-camera productions. Swirl Films is a major content provider for TV One including the original productions: Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story (2016), which was TV One’s first ever biopic, starring LisaRaye McCoy, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Darius McCrary, Indirah Khan and Teyonah Parris as Howard. According to the network, the film broke record ratings, undeniably becoming the top original film in the network’s history drawing in 2 million views, resulting in the networks highest ratings week ever.

Quickly surpassing those numbers is TV One’s #1 original premiere of all time, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story (2017), starring Lance Gross, Niatia Kirkland and Tami Roman, directed by actress Tasha Smith. Swirl Films previous production credits for TV One include Born Again Virgin, starring Danielle Nicolet, Meagan Holder and Eva Marcille; Here We Go Again, starring LeToya Luckett, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Kyndall Ferguson; Russ Parr’s award-winning film, The Under shepherd, Hear No Evil and 35 & Ticking (Kevin Hart).

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Stay tuned in to TV One for the rest of the season to hear interviews with even more of your favorite celebreties. For more information on Uncensored and Unsung, visit TV One’s Youtube Channel and check out exclusive, behind-the-scenes content on their website. Viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on TV One’s Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Be sure to follow Uncensored & Unsung on Facebook and Instagram, using the hashtags #UncensoredTVOne and #UNSUNG.

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