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37 min ago | La Canada Valley Sun

James Brown's son to visit La Canada bookstore

Daryl Brown, son of legendary singer James Brown, will visit La Caada Monday evening to discuss his newly published book "Inside the Godfather," which explores the complex life and personality behind the persona.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Los Angeles, CA

4 hrs ago | OC Weekly

Why George Clinton Matters

Let me tell you all about the one and only George Clinton, who can be placed alongside James Brown, Jimi Hendrix and Sly Stone as the most visionary and influential black music pioneer to emerge from the incendiary 1960s but is now the only one of those figureheads still taking it to the stage.

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Related Topix: Funk, George Clinton, Black Entertainment, Sly Stone, Soul, Dr. Dre, Rap

9 hrs ago | OC Weekly

Talking 'Cholo Soul' with S.A. Martinez of 311

S.A. Martinez doesn't have time to rest. After completing another annual three-month summer stint with 311, , Martinez hopes to finish three albums of his own before 311 sets sail on their fan cruise to Jamaica.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

13 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Madison in 100 objects: Clyde Stubblefield's drumsticks

He uses them to make a point, tap a rhythm on the coffee table or punctuate a story from his years as one of the world's legendary -- and most sampled -- drummers.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

James Brown biopic Get On Up a let down

I've seen the new James Brown biopic, Get On Up . It's a bit like the Ray Charles biopic starring Jamie Foxx or that Muhammad Ali one with Will Smith .

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Will Smith, Ali, Hip-Hop

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

James Brown biopic Get On Up a let down

I've seen the new James Brown biopic, Get On Up . It's a bit like the Ray Charles biopic starring Jamie Foxx or that Muhammad Ali one with Will Smith .

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Will Smith, Ali, Hip-Hop

Examiner.com

'The Help' is quite good

The decades immediately before the emergence of the modern civil rights movement can be mined for multiple arresting stories.

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Related Topix: The Help, Black Entertainment, Emma Stone, Hot Chicks

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

'The Help' is quite good

The decades immediately before the emergence of the modern civil rights movement can be mined for multiple arresting stories.

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Related Topix: The Help, Black Entertainment, Emma Stone, Hot Chicks

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Henry Stone gave voice to the Miami sound

Henry Stone, who produced early recordings by Ray Charles and James Brown, was the man behind the Florida company, TK Records, a fountain of disco in the 1970s and the source of what came to be called the Miami sound.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Soul, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Disco, KC & the Sunshine Band, Music, Entertainment

Examiner.com

'Get on Up' is a solid biopic

Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Chadwick Boseman

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WCAV

Lane High School Celebrates Class of 1974

When you walked into the Lane High School Reunion, all you could hear were the smooth grooves of the sixties and seventies.

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Related Topix: Soul, The Temptations, Black Entertainment

National Public Radio

James Brown's Daughter Recalls A Painful Childhood in 'Cold Sweat'

Celebrity child autobiographies fall into two categories. There's the scorched earth approach: One sordid story after another - call it the "Mommie Dearest" syndrome.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Beech Island, SC

Examiner.com

The British are Coming!! Get On Up- The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

You can't keep Soul Brother #1 down. I hate how they cut out his strongest points in Get On Up.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Black Entertainment, Soul, Mississippi

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Topeka Capital-Journal

James Brown, veteran of KCK police force, named new Topeka Chiefs of Police.

Public works director Doug Whitacre, left, introduces himself to police chief candidates James Brown and Tony Kirk during a meeting last week.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Topeka, KS, Kansas City, KS

Darien News-Review

Susan Granger's review of 'Get On

Tate Taylor's unconventional James Brown biopic chronicles the chaotic life of the Godfather of Soul -- but not in any chronological order.

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Related Topix: The Help, Black Entertainment, Soul, Get On Up, Viola Davis

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sunherald.com

Movies at a glance

Sylvester Stallone and his band of old guys take on an arms dealer , blow stuff up and make Jason Statham look young.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Sylvester Stallone, 13, The Help, 42, Black Entertainment, Soul

The Macon Telegraph

Walden: Augusta claims him but he made it in Macon

There are few things that can pry me away from my newborn lately, but the James Brown biopic “Get On Up” was one of them.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Black Entertainment, Soul, Theater, Arts

Los Angeles Times

Watching James Brown tribute at the Bowl, thinking of Ferguson

D'Angelo, left, performs during "Get On Up: A James Brown Celebration" at the Hollywood Bowl on Aug. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Ferguson, MO, Jazz-Funk, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Twitter, Music, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret to Present 'UNFORGETTABLE,' 8/15

The Songs of Nat King Cole, Mathis, Marvin and more!, starring Leonard E. Barrett, Jr., opens at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret on Friday, August 15th at 8 p.m. Created by Lannie Garrett , the show features a collection of hit songs from some of America's most beloved music legends, Nat King Cole, Johnny Mathis , Marvin Gaye , Ray Charles , James ... (more)

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Denver, CO

Newsday

Rudimental work with George Clinton

"We managed to do two songs with George Clinton from Parliament Funkadelic. We worked with Steely Dan, as well.

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Related Topix: Funk, George Clinton, Black Entertainment, Parliament, Funkadelic, Steely Dan, Pop/Rock, Soul, Sly Stone

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