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2 hrs ago | Vision Monday

Bold Face: Movie Men

Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives.

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Related Topix: 42, Chadwick Boseman, Black Entertainment, Soul, Transformers: Age of Extinction

6 hrs ago | Newsday

Will James Brown movie 'Get On Up' buck recent trend of low-grossing biopics?

Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown in the 2014 Universal Studios movie "Get on Up," based on the life of James Brown from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Get On Up, Chadwick Boseman, The Help, The Social Network, Startups, Facebook, Movies, Entertainment

12 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

At Twilight Concert, Charles Bradley ends Pioneer Day with a groove

Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires entertained the crowd Thursday night. Amaris Jacques spent her Pioneer Day at her first Twilight concert.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

StarsIn Augusta for Premiere of James Brown Movie

Fans from all over made their way to Augusta, the hometown of the "Godfather of Soul," James Brown for the premier of "Get On Up," a story about his life.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA

Rock Hill Herald

Rock Hill Boxing Club members ready for fights Saturday in Fort Mill

Rumble From The Rock, the first USA Boxing-sponsored event ever held in Fort Mill, is set for Saturday, July 26 at the Comenius School for Creative Leadership gymnasium, at 8160 Regent Parkway in Fort Mill.

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Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC, Black Entertainment, Soul

Film Comment

Soul Brother #1 comes to the Film Society in "James Brown: The...

When people think of James Brown, they think of his unforgettable charisma behind the mic and on the stage.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Sport Movies, Rocky IV, Drama Movies, Black Entertainment, Soul, 9, Blues

HipHopDx

[News] Ice Cube: "We Wouldn't Have Rap Music Without James Brown"

Ice Cube's material has featured several samples of late soul singer James Brown .

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Ice Cube, Rap, Everybody, R-N-B

Time

Mick Jagger on James Brown: "I Copied All His Moves"

Mick Jagger first met James Brown backstage at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem fifty years ago, when the now-legendary British superstar was a 20-year-old music industry rookie.

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Related Topix: Mick Jagger, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Soul, Theater, Arts, Ronnie Spector, Apollo, Hip-Hop, The Rolling Stones

Time

James Brown: Big Screen Sex Machine

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Hip-Hop, LL Cool J, Slick Rick

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Detroit News

Drummer Gene Dunlap is serious about setting the 'groove'

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Jazz, Marcus Miller, George Duke, Earl Klugh

The Washington Post

Three things you didna t know about BFFs Al Sharpton and the late James Brown

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.

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Related Topix: African-American, Black Entertainment, Soul, Sports

USA Today

Premiere: James Brown's live 'Please Please Please'

Wanna a phat slab of vintage funk drama? Just say 'Please Please Please.' USA TODAY premieres the previously unreleased live track from the 'Get On Up' soundtrack.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, USA Today, Publishing, Media, Music, Entertainment

Detroit News

Alvin brothers mesmerize at Ferndale's Magic Bag

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Colorado Springs Independent

Sounds from the echo chamber

The past does have its advantages: It is, for instance, a lot more predictable than the present.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Blues, Texas, Manufacturing, Automakers, R and B

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Party Diary: James Brown biopic premiere at the Newseum

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Theater, Arts, Washington, DC, Lacy Clay, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, The Help, Entertainment

Detroit Free Press

Upcoming movies: 'Boyhood,' 'Get on Up,' 'Magic in the Moonlight'

Trailer: 'Get on Up': 'Get on Up' offers a fun, fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, 42, Chadwick Boseman

Daily Mail

Mick Jagger's son Lucas is spitting image of his father at Get On Up premiere

Mini me: Mick Jagger's youngest son Lucas is the spitting image of father with identical floppy hair at Get On Up premiere in New York Despite being the youngest of Mick Jagger's seven children, Lucas Jagger certainly wasn't last in line when it came to inheriting his fathers famous looks.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Help, Black Entertainment, Soul, The Rolling Stones, Theater, Arts

SFGate

Blue Frog Books in Howell, MI welcomes Daryl Brown On His Nation-Wide ...

TUESDAY, AUGUST 12 at 6:30 pm - Blue Frog Books is pleased to announce a special event.

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Related Topix: Howell, MI, Black Entertainment, Soul, Business News

Examiner.com

'The Blues Brothers' is an enjoyable film

Chicago is one of those cities that inspires enormous affection. In several recently reviewed films, such as "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Life Itself," the windy city's musical culture is evoked, although there is no movie that offers a grander celebration of Chicago and its environs and musical traditions than " The Blues Brothers ," from 1980.

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Related Topix: The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Blues, Celebrities, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Black Entertainment

Myrtle Beach Online

Natchez mayor pushes for film commission

The movie premiered in New York City Monday and will premiere locally Saturday evening, with a nationwide launch Aug. 1. The majority of the film, which focuses on the life of the Godfather of Soul from the time he was 5 until he was 60, was filmed in the Natchez area.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Myrtle Beach, SC

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