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Investigation Suggests James Brown Could’ve Been Murdered

A new investigation is suggesting the “Godfather of Soul” could have been murdered.

D.C. Walk of Fame to Honor James Brown, Marvin Gaye & Others

Washington, D.C., is honoring several icons with their very own Walk of Fame. The new…

From James Brown to Beyonce: Protest Music Inspired by Dr. King

Music has always been a key element to social evolution. In fact, 2009 documentary Soundtrack…

James Brown’s “Funky Drummer” Clyde Stubblefield Has Passed

James Brown’s one-time drummer and the creator of one of hip-hop’s most popular samples, has died at the age of 73.

19 of the Blackest Christmas Songs Ever!

It’s extremely difficult for me to deviate my playlist from its staples (Beyoncé and Future)…

Tika Sumpter

Tika Sumpter: From Madea Muse to Bessie Smith’s Blues [INTERVIEW]

Actress Tika Sumpter has had a great year. Between her part (albeit super-brief) in the…

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James Brown’s Passionate Remarks Against Domestic Violence

Thursday night's pre-game show before the Ravens-Steelers match-up was probably the best example thus far…

Soul Provider: The Cast of ‘Get On Up’ Talks James Brown

Forget what you heard—there’s no place like Harlem. Uptown, baby, is where the magic happens…

EBONY Moments: James Brown, Godfather of Soul

James Brown, idol of icons from Prince to Michael Jackson to the entire hip-hop movement,…