The `Forget You` hitmaker bought a struggling shop in Georgia, but has no intention of opening for business as he now stores his music collection there.
He said: "A few years ago I bought the remaining inventory of a recordstore that was going out of business in Atlanta. We want out and bought it all.
"It was a collective purchase, but it was more of an investment than an expense. It`s not open for business, but we had to preserve that wonderful vinyl as an artifact. It`s historic. It`s where I store all my records."
Among Cee Lo`s record collection are several "instrumental mood albums", because he favours tracks without vocals when having sex.
He told Q magazine: "I like instrumentals, because you need purity and space. That particular set of circumstances doesn`t need to be narrated upon or coaxed.
"What would I recommend? As unusual as this may sound, there are instrumental mood albums that you can get from most department stores.
It has to be something that she hasn`t heard before."