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In Memoriam: Remembering Those We Lost in 2012

This year claimed the lives of many Black notables who will remain close to our hearts long after their passings. Here, we remember some of 2012's greatest losses: Etta James (Jan. 25, 1938 – Jan. 20, 2012) Etta James, a name that immediately sparks us into our own renditions of “At Last” created a new

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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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Prayers Asked for Chuck Brown

For over 20 years, Chuck Brown has been the face of the funk-influenced music genre of Go-Go. But, many fans of the D.C.-based musician have been wondering where he’s been for the past few months after missing several booked appearances. “He has pneumonia,” said KK Brown, the daughter of the music legend and band member.

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