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21 min ago | Film Comment
When people think of James Brown, they think of his unforgettable charisma behind the mic and on the stage.
2 hrs ago | HipHopDx
Ice Cube's material has featured several samples of late soul singer James Brown .
6 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Al Sharpton at the "Get On Up" premiere in New York City on July 21. During a lively panel discussion preceding a screening of the James Brown biopic "Get On Up" at the Newseum on Tuesday, Reverend Al held court with the booming voice and Baptist rhythm he's known for.
11 hrs ago | Time
About 20 years ago, film producer Brian Grazer, known for his work on A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13 and The Nutty Professor, met some of the biggest names in hip-hop, including Jay Z, LL Cool J, Slick Rick, Chuck D from Public Enemy and Ol' Dirty Bastard and RZA from the Wu-Tang Clan.
Growing up in Detroit, Dunlap says he was a major James Brown fan, with mad love for the drummers in the godfather of soul's band.
Celebrating 50 years of UK number one hit singles, the Magic of Motown is coming to Nottingham's Theatre Royal with its all-new Reach Out 2014 Tour this autumn.
This weekend one of our favorite up-and-coming acts, The Nth Power , returns to the Northeast for performances at the Iron Horse in Northampton, MA on Friday, Manifestivus in Cabot, VT on Saturday.
Scaggs brings old hits, new favorites to Binghamton U. Boz Scaggs will perform Tuesday at Binghamton University's Anderson Center for the Performing Arts.
Armed with a gritty sense of humor, a raspy singing voice, a raw-but-poetic lyrical style and a rock-solid band, veteran songwriter John Hiatt stands out as one of the more entertaining and poignant balladeers and storytellers of the contemporary Americana/roots music field.
Evrod Cassimy sits down with the Queen of Soul in an exclusive backstage interview to talk about she's staying healthy and her new album of "classics."
In the world of live performance, rife with electronic puffery and worse - boredom - every so often we get a peek into the way music was once performed, a window into something deeper than a four-minute song.
A GROUP OF MOTORCYCLISTS SAY THEY JUST CAN'T RIDE ANYMORE. NOT AFTER LOSING THEIR FRIEND.
On Tuesday night at the Newseum a packed theater learned that James Brown, the "godfather of soul" who famously crooned, "Stay on the scene, get on up, like a sex machine," was, in fact, pretty conservative.
When Tom Stoppard created a play a few years ago out of his Academy Award-winning script for "Shakespeare in Love," the best picture Oscar winner from 1998, he quickly realized that doing the adaptation was a mistake.
Ticket information has been released for Aretha Franklin's much-discussed show at the L.C. Walker Arena in Muskegon on Aug. 16. Tickets prices for the performance, one of Franklin's 12 stops on her United States tour, range from $40 to $90 and are now available at www.startickets.com.
The Poet, the Preacher, the Bravest Man in the Universe - Bobby Womack was an elemental wizard of soul.
Grammy Award Nominee, Singer, Songwriter, and Producer Eric Roberson , continues to break boundaries as an independent artist in an industry dominated by major labels, manufactured sounds and mainstream radio.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 04:45 pm
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