The Generation of Infamous

Charlie Wilson

He Known by the name as “Uncle Charlie” ,songwriter, record producer and the former lead vocalist of The Gap Band. As a solo artist he has been nominated for thirteen Grammy awards and ten NAACP Image Awards (including two wins), received a 2009 Soul Train Icon Award, and was a recipient of a BMI Icon Award in 2005. In 2009, he was named Billboard magazine’s No. 1 Adult R&B Artist, and his song “There Goes My Baby was named the No. 1 Urban Adult Song for 2009 in Billboard Magazine.

He Worked with a lot of artists such as Snoop Dogg , Pharrell , Kanye West , Jill Scott , R.Kelly , UGK , Mystikal  among many others .

He also responsible for saving Snoop Dogg’s Marriage  , Snoop and his wife, Shante, renewed their vows in April 2008 at Wilson’s 20 acre ranch outside of Los Angeles, CA. The event inspired the music video to Wilson’s hit “There Goes My Baby”,which featured the couple and was given to them as a gift symbolizing their relationship.

This is Charlie , Last Name Wilson .

Charles Kent Wilson was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on January 29, 1953 as the son of the Reverend Oscar Wilson, a minister in the Church of God in Christ. With his older brother Ronnie and younger brother Robert, Wilson often sang in church before their father’s Sunday sermons, accompanied on piano by their mother. He also sang in his junior high school’s choir, which was a precursor to his musical career with the Gap Band and later his solo career. He attended high school at Booker T. Washington. He attended Langston University and would go on to become drum major in the Langston University Marching Pride.

Faces of Prostate Cancer: Charlie Wilson

Charlie explains how he recovered from Prostate Cancer within a support from his wife :

The Gap Band

From the start of his career, Charlie and his brothers, Robert and Ronnie, helped define and popularize an upbeat form of funk music that was infectious and lasting with their group The Gap Band. The group’s songs such as “Outstanding”, “Party Train”, “Yearning for Your Love”, “Burn Rubber on Me”, “You Dropped a Bomb on Me”, and “Oops Upside Your Head” are among their immense catalog and some of the most sampled songs in music history. After 15 albums the Gap Band announced their retirement in 2010.

Solo Career 

In 2010, Kanye West included Wilson on his CD, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Wilson recorded over a dozen songs with Kanye and appeared on the following songs: “See Me Now”, with Kanye West featuring Beyoncé; “All of the Lights“, with Kanye West featuring Rihanna; “Lost in the World”, “Runaway”, and “Monster”, with Kanye West featuring Jay-ZNicki Minaj, and Rick Ross. In addition to these songs, Wilson appeared on five of the G.O.O.D. Friday Releases to promote the new CD including, “Lord, Lord, Lord” with Kanye West, featuring Mos DefSwizz BeatzRaekwon; and “Good Friday” with CommonPusha TKid Cudi, and Big Sean. He also appears on “Bound 2“, the closer of Yeezus, West’s 2013 album. Altogether Charlie Wilson’s albums have sold over one million copies.

In 2018, Bruno Mars added Wilson to join him on the final leg of his 24K Magic Tour. 

This Year 2020 . He Released a new song special for Valentine’s Day  :

Support for American Servicemen and Women

In 2008, Wilson participated and performed on the ABC Television Special, America United: Supporting Our Troops, which was taped at Camp Pendleton, in California.

Wilson has made it his personal mission to support American troops, especially in the Middle East. He and his band have traveled to Kuwait and Iraq four times (2009, 2010, and twice in 2011), taking his critically acclaimed, high energy show to dozens of bases throughout both countries and giving American military members a “little taste of home.” Wilson’s November 2011 trip was in response to a special request by the U.S. Armed Forces for Wilson to return to the Middle East and perform at five bases in Kuwait for the thousands of troops stationed there.

Awards and nominations


Wilson has been nominated for thirteen Grammy Awards.

NAACP Image Awards


Charlie Wilson + Kanye West Freestyle

Charlie Wilson Tribute (2013 BET Awards) – Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Pharrell, Charlie Wilson



Website :  Charlie Wilson – Official Website

Reference & More Information :  Charlie Wilson

Here’s Some of Charlie’s Music and other songs he was featured on :

Kanye West – See Me Now (feat. Beyonce, Charlie Wilson, and Big Sean)

Kanye West – No Mistakes feat. Charlie Wilson & Kid Cudi [YE Album]

Kanye West performs Bound 2 | Later… with Jools Holland – BBC

G.O.O.D Friday – Kanye West Big Sean Kid Cudi Charlie wilson

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