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Thursday, 30 July 2015

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " KENNY GREENE " WAS A SINGER, SONG WRITER WHO WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE R&B GROUP INTRO : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

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Kenny Greene


Kenny Greene
Also known asG-Love
BornJanuary 17, 1969
DiedOctober 1, 2001 (aged 32)
New York City, New York, U.S.
GenresR&Bsoul
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriterrecord producer
InstrumentsKeyboardssampler,synthesizerspiano
Years active1988–2001
Associated actsIntroMary J. Blige98 DegreesWill SmithTyrese,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

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 withWill SmithCam'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 Wattsalbum.

Death

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]