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Sample the Top 10 James Brown Clips of All Time [VIDEO]

Sample the Top 10 James Brown Clips of All Time [VIDEO]

by Michael A. Gonzales   Aug 01, 2014

Back in the 1980s, I saw a Black comedian holding court and telling jokes in front of the 59th Street entrance to Central Park.... Read More

‘Get On Up’: Another Great Black Biopic? [REVIEW]

‘Get On Up’: Another Great Black Biopic? [REVIEW]

by Matthew Allen   Jul 31, 2014

Welcome to the resurgence of the Black biopic. Over the past two years, production has either began or been completed for films set to... Read More

‘Get On Up’ to the Movies This Friday!

‘Get On Up’ to the Movies This Friday!

by #teamEBONY   Jul 28, 2014

Get On Up stars actor Chadwick Boseman (of last year's Jackie Robinson biopic, 42) in the iconic role of soul brother number one, James Brown. Directed by... Read More

8 Must-See Movies of the Tribeca Film Festival 2014

8 Must-See Movies of the Tribeca Film Festival 2014

by #teamEBONY   Apr 14, 2014

Earning this year’s Best Picture Oscar, 12 Years a Slave broke new ground in mainstream cinema. While this feat undoubtedly marks a step forward for having... Read More

James Brown Biopic ‘Get On Up’ Trailer Released! [VIDEO]

James Brown Biopic ‘Get On Up’ Trailer Released! [VIDEO]

by #teamEBONY   Mar 14, 2014

Due out August 1, Get On Up has just given viewers our very first glimpse of actor Chadwick Boseman in the iconic role of soul... Read More

Kanye West x The Beatles

[VINTAGE VISION]
The 10 Best Black Beatles Covers of All Time

by Michael A. Gonzales   Feb 14, 2014

With February 2014 marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles invading America, we have been immersed in commemorative magazines, TV specials and radio stations... Read More

[VINTAGE VISION]
Long Live James Brown!

[VINTAGE VISION]
Long Live James Brown!

by Michael A. Gonzales   Dec 27, 2013

A few years before James Brown’s death at the age of 73—on Christmas morning in 2006—I went with radio personality and soul music lover... Read More

Jill Scott

Jill Scott Cast in James Brown Biopic

by #teamEBONY   Nov 01, 2013

Dan Aykroyd and Jill Scott have been cast in Get On Up, Universal and Imagine’s biopic of the Godfather of Soul, James Brown. Tate... Read More

James Brown

James Brown Biopic Coming Soon

by #teamEBONY   Aug 27, 2013

The long-gestating James Brown feature has finally gotten the go-ahead from Universal and Imagine Entertainment. According to Variety, it “follows Brown’s rise from extreme... Read More