Kenny Greene

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Kenny Greene
Also known as G-Love
Born (1969-01-17)January 17, 1969
Died October 1, 2001(2001-10-01) (aged 32)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Genres R&B, soul
Occupations Singer-songwriter, record producer
Instruments Keyboards, sampler, synthesizers, piano
Years active 1988–2001
Associated acts Intro, Mary J. Blige, 98 Degrees, Will Smith, Tyrese, Cam'ron

Kenny Greene (January 17, 1969 – October 1, 2001) was an American singer-songwriter who was also a member of the R&B group Intro.

Career[edit]

As a member of the R&B group Intro, Greene wrote and produced most, if not all, of the group's tracks and was lead vocalist. He also wrote many songs for other artists, such as Mary J. Blige's "Reminisce" and "Love No Limit." For his work with Blige, Greene won the Songwriter of the Year award from the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers'.[1] Greene also worked with Will Smith, Cam'ron and 98 Degrees.[2]

The last time he recorded was early in 2001 singing background vocals for Tyrese on the song "For Always" on the 2000 Watts album.

Death[edit]

In a 2001 interview with Sister 2 Sister magazine, Greene revealed that he was bisexual [3] and that he was suffering from AIDS. He died in New York City at the age of 32 due to complications of the disease.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Songwriters Kenny Greene, Dave Hall among winners of Songwriter of the Year awards". Jet. 1994-08-08. Retrieved 29 November 2009. 
  2. ^ Crowley, David (January 2002). "Deaths". Vibe (Vibe Media Group) 10 (1): 60. ISSN 1070-4701. 
  3. ^ a b "Remembering Legends: Late Great 90s R&B Artists". PR-GB.com. October 10, 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 

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