Sunday, September 22, 2019

Tag: James Brown

Lurid Report Investigates Whether Godfather of Soul...

CNN has conducted a three-part series to investigate the question of whether James Brown was murdered. The singer passed away at age 73 on Dec. 25,...

Venisha Brown, Daughter of James Brown, Dies...

Venisha Brown, a daughter of the iconic singer James Brown, has passed away at the age of 53. Brown passed on Wednesday in Augusta, Georgia,...

James Brown’s Estate Was Supposed to Help...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FCtpRRGQDw Author, musician and James Brown aficionado James McBride talks with Big Think about the legal disputes regarding Brown's estate and the Godfather of Soul's...

10 Legendary Black Singers Who Risked It...

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt saw Billie Holiday as an influence in her singing career. She also related to Holiday's fight against racism. When Kitt made it big...

That Time When Prince, James Brown and...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HK0AREY29Tk In a rare clip of the 1983 "James Brown and Friends" concert, Prince is invited onto the stage by the "I Feel Good" singer....

‘Got To Give It Up’ Ruling Against...

Black music has been hijacked by white artists for decades, and so maybe the ruling that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have to pay...

Tika Sumpter Jumps Aboard Cast Of James...

Tika Sumpter has signed on to star in the James Brown biopic, Get On Up. The 33-year-old actress will play Yvonne Fair, one of Brown's...

Octavia Spencer Eager to Create New Archetype...

Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer has played a maid in the '60s, mother to a troubled Black teen and soon-to-be-aunt of singer James Brown. In Spencer's...

Universal Gets Behind Tate Taylor’s James Brown...

Universal Pictures has agreed to release Tate Taylor's James Brown biopic "Get On Up" on October 17, 2014. The studio's agreement comes after the news that "42" star...

‘Get On Up’: James Brown Biopic Gets...

Universal has officially named and scheduled the James Brown biopic, set to be directed by "The Help" director Tate Taylor. The film "Get On...

Roy Ayers: Life + Times Interview with...

Along with James Brown and George Clinton, Roy Ayers is one of the premier artists sampled throughout the hip-hop canon, and one of the...

Marva Whitney, James Brown Protégée, Soul Sister...

Funk singer Marva Whitney has passed away at the age of 68. Whitney – who was dubbed Soul Sister #1 by her collaborator and friend...

“The Help” Director Comes to James Brown...

A biopic for James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, has been run through Hollywood production cycles for years since Brown’s death in 2006. Yet...

Lil Wayne Surpasses Elvis with Most Billboard...

Lil Wayne's very high opinion of himself will only be heightened further, now that it has been announced that Weezy has surpassed The King,...

For Shyne, Heritage, Use Of ‘Black’ Matter

Watch what you say and how you say it around star rapper Shyne. If you don't, you might get a tongue-lashing -- or a...