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“Chocolate City is Melting Today:” A DC Girl Remembers Chuck Brown

Every city has something they call their own, deep dish pizza, buffalo wings…you know stuff like that. Washington DC has Go-Go, a Black music genre as old as hip-hop, but one that stayed wrapped up and pure inside "Chocolate City" limits. Chuck Brown, the genre's hero—the fire starter, pioneer, and member of the family—was Go-Go's

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Chuck Brown ‘The Godfather of Go-Go’ Dies at 75

Chuck Brown, born Charles Louis Brown, died today at the John Hopkins University hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He was 75. Brown, a singer-songwriter, performer, guitarist was considered the "Godfather of Go-Go", a music-genre based in Washington, D.C. "Go-Go" music widely served as a paramount musical accompaniment to Black D.C. for decades. The "Go-Go" sound is

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