Riley Green
Riley Green

Riley Green

About Riley Green

Riley Green received his first big break as a contestant on the fourth season of CMT's reality series Redneck Island, and he parlayed that into a career as a straight-ahead country singer in the late 2010s. A native of Alabama, Green grew up equally interested in sports and music. The latter he learned from his grandfather, Bufford Green, who ran a music joint while Riley was growing up. After attending Jacksonville State University, Green began pursuing a career in showbiz. In 2013, he released an eponymous EP. The following year, he signed up for the fourth season of Redneck Island, CMT's country spin on Survivor. Redneck Island raised Green's profile, bringing him to a wider audience. He took advantage of these new listeners by releasing the Bury Me in Dixie EP in 2015 and the County Line EP in 2016. The next year brought Outlaws Like Us. In June 2018, Green issued the In a Truck Right Now EP, which included the title track and the hit single "There Was This Girl." Another EP, Get That Man a Beer, appeared in June 2019, followed by his debut album, Different 'Round Here, that September. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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