Unplugged & Totally Uncut
Unplugged & Totally Uncut

I Am Charlie Wilson

June 28, 201521 min
As lead singer of the Grammy-Award winning 80’s sensation, The GAP Band, Charlie Wilson appeared to have it all: immense talent, critical acclaim, fame and fortune. But all that glitters is not gold. A bad contractual agreement with an unscrupulous manager, tensions and ego clashes amongst the band members (his brothers), and Wilson’s low self-esteem and unresolved issues from childhood created a toxic environment that led him to drugs and alcohol to mask his pain. After years of homelessness on the streets of Los Angeles, a chance encounter led to a drug rehabilitation program that would prove to be a pivotal turning point in Wilson’s life. Through the guidance of a dedicated drug counselor, Wilson got sober and began to put his life back on track. The personal transformation would lead Charlie to experience even greater success in his career, including Grammy nominations and collaborations with the most sought after artists today, Pharrell Williams, Snoop Dog, Kanye West and Justin T

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