According to the Gap Band's website, he is sometimes colloquially known as "Uncle Charlie". This name was given to him by rapper Snoop Dogg, with whom he is good friends. (They are not actually related).
Wilson released a solo album entitled ''Charlie Last Name: Wilson'' in fall 2005, with production from such hitmakers as R. Kelly, Kaygee and Tramp and the Platinum Brothers. Wilson also appeared on ''The Biggie Duets'' alongside R. Kelly on the song "Mi Casa". He has worked with Snoop Dogg many times, such as on the single "Beautiful" (along with Pharrell), ''Signs'' (alongside Justin Timberlake) and ''Perfect'', a song from Snoop's ''R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta) The Masterpiece''.
Wilson has been nominated for one Grammy Award.
| Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals |
(with Luke Cresswell, Fiona Wilkes, Carl Smith, Fraser Morrison, Everett Bradley, Mr. X, Melle Mel, Yo-Yo, Chaka Khan, Da Luniz, Sha...