There are decades of history and genres infused into CeeLo’s brain. And he just unleashed it all for his debut. CeeLo was 26 when he recorded the bulk of his first record, but he was grizzled. CeeLo Green and His Perfect Imperfections is overflowing with ideas and genres, from hip-hop to funk to soul to jazz and even country. From his Goodie Mob days, the central theme of CeeLo’s music has been liberation, whether it was from the trap or from the oppressive hold of commercialization in hip-hop. On his debut, he is focused on liberation from any kind of creative confinement.