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  1. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KSSN-FM Little Rock

    ... rise guest," who turned out to be rapper Mystikal . He debuted his contribution to Mark's upcoming solo album, a James Brown-inspired song called "Feel Right."


  2. Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars Join Mystikal On 'Saturday Night Live'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WSYR-AM Syracuse

    ... rise guest," who turned out to be rapper Mystikal . He debuted his contribution to Mark's upcoming solo album, a James Brown-inspired song called "Feel Right."


  3. 'Get On Up' Gives Chadwick Boseman Another ShowcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    Chadwick Boseman is all set to appear in Marvel's Cinematic Universe as Black Panther, however before that he can be seen in 'Get On Up' playing James Brown. With 'Get On Up', rising-star actor Chadwick Boseman takes on his second American icon, the Godfather of Soul, James Brown.


  4. Mystikal's Appearance on Saturday Night Live Was the Highlight of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

    While I would have been better off not g oing to Wikipedia to see what it was New Orleans rapper Mystikal went to prison for , his No Limit-meets-James Brown appearance with Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson on Saturday Night Live was a spectacular bit of live music on TV. Then again, if you throw the horns from Sharon Jones' backing band, the Dap-Kings, behind nearly anything it would be worth a listen.


  5. Watch Mystikal funk up 'Saturday Night Live' with Bruno Mars and Mark RonsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Times-Picayune

    ... to the New Orleanian's lead on "Feel Right" - a hot performance that showcased Mystikal's ferocious, electric James Brown side. Check it out below, and Essence Fest , I hope you were watching; Mars, Mark and Mike Tyler would be a killer addition to ...


  6. Get On Up review - foot-stomping biopic of James BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Business News

    "No one tells me where, when, or how long I can be funky!" A super-heavy performance by Chadwick Boseman provides the beating heart and soul of this James Brown biopic from The Help director Tate Taylor. Filtering familiar stylistic riffs from Jersey Boys, Ray , and The Buddy Holly Story through the crazy-paved mosaic of Jez and John-Henry Butterworth's script, Taylor's rags-to-riches romp hot-foots its way around Brown's self-mythologising story with energetic results.


  7. War refugees have reasons to celebrate Thanksgiving in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... performed a traditional Nepalese dance and there was music by a Burmese group. An American rock band performed James Brown's "I Feel Good." First District Councilman Mark Squilla urged the refugees to hold on to their native languages and ...


  8. Katy Perry To Headline The Pepsi Super Bowl Xlix Halftime Show February 1 On NBCRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... Brothers Bash" featuring Dan Akroyd, John Goodman and James Belushi. Also featuring "The Godfather of Soul" James Brown and ZZ Top. "A Tribute to Motown's 40th Anniversary" including Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifah, Martha Reeves and The ...


  9. 'SNL' Recap: Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson Bring the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Billboard

    ... during which the rapper took center stage behind a lively horn section and Ronson manning the guitar. The James Brown -inspired song came together after a chance encounter between Ronson and Mystikal in the studio. In addition to Mystikal and Mars, ...


  10. Bruno Mars Became A Backup Singer While Mystikal Rapped On 'SNL'Read the original story

    Sunday | Switched

    ... "), " Danger " and " Bouncin' Back ." Mystikal is back and used his aggressive rap-yelling to bring a lively James Brown-esque vibe to the "SNL" stage for "Feel Right." Watch the full clip above as Mystikal raps and Mars twirls and sings in the ...


  11. Watch Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson Funk Up 'SNL'Read the original story

    Sunday | RollingStone

    ... Ronson would be joined by a "very special guest." That rumor became fact on their second song of the night, the James Brown-inspired rave-up "Feel Right," when "Shake Ya Ass" rapper Mystikal grabbed the microphone, pushing Mars to backup duty. The ...


  12. Best-sellers: Combined print and e-booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Albany Times Union

    ... miscellany from the comedian and actress, the "Saturday Night Live" alumna. 4. THE BOYS IN THE BOAT, by Daniel James Brown . The University of Washington 's eight-oar crew and their quest for gold. 5. STONEWALLED, by Sharyl Attkisson . An ...


  13. James Brown Estate In LimboRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Law Professor Blogs Network

    A companion of music legend James Brown has requested an Aiken Court in South Carolina ban several of Brown's children from participating in hearings that will determine if Brown had a spouse when he died in December 2006. According to filings in the Brown estate case, defining Brown's marital status will affect the rights of his children as well as his education charity.


  14. The Nightfly: The Nightfly #2014.47 Hour 2 - November 24-30, 2014, Segment 1Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | A-Infos Radio Project

    In hour 1, we serve up a banquet of soul food, feature a set of far-out flute tunes, and toast our nearest primate relatives with James Brown bandleader JC Davis, King Curtis, and The Wooden Glass. In hour 2, we'll give thanks with William DeVaughn, lay on the funk, soul, and jazz, break for a set hosted by late, great WERU DJ Charlie Oldham, and return once again to the Crescent City for a super set of New Orleans heavyweights.


  15. Down North Band Unearths Underground Soul-Funk Music; Releases Energetic "Heartbreaker" VideoRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | PR Log

    ... man, Down North delivers a powerful and impressive lead vocal found in Anthony Briscoe, reminding audiences of James Brown, Michael Jackson, Prince and Jackie Wilson. To add to their eclectic style and down home reputation, Down North is proud to ...


  16. Five Awesome New Tracks To Help You End The Week In StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | AskMen

    ... co-written with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon, though this jam wasn't), Ronson aptly apes James Brown for a return to form for rapper Mystikal. But with further guest spots from Tame Impala's Kevin Parker, Hudson Mohawke, and DJ ...


  17. Mick Jagger praises 'amazing' Chadwick BosemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | ContactMusic.com

    Sir Mick Jagger has praised 'Get On Up' star Chadwick Boseman for his portrayal of the late musician James Brown, explaining that his performance is ''brilliant''. The 71-year-old Rolling Stones rocker co-produced the movie and praised the young actor for his portrayal of the late musician - who passed away on Christmas Day 2006 - admitting that they turned down many established stars from the stage in favour of the actor.


  18. Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson Get Ready for 'SNL' with Cameron DiazRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Billboard

    ... ars and Mark Ronson also released a rad "Uptown Funk" shortly after throwing the single online. As the good lord James Brown said -- "make it funky! "


  19. Movie Review: Get On UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | IcStafford

    This colourful biopic of the late 'Godfather of Soul' James Brown is a chaotic mixture of jumping time frames, with The Help's director Tate Taylor making the typical genre mistake of chewing on too many underwritten stories. Yet, by including everything from domestic abuse to poverty, Vietnam, drugs and criminality, he illustrates how great music can be forged out of nothing.


  20. Get On Up - reviews of 'thrilling' James Brown biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The First Post

    A new biopic about legendary American soul singer James Brown, Get On Up, opens in UK cinemas today. Tate Taylor directs the film written by British brothers John-Henry and Jez Butterworth .