godfather of soul

Tate Taylor, director of the James Brown biopic, “Get On Up” shares how he was inspired to tell the story of the “Godfather of Soul.”…

James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006)  gone but not forgotten “Godfather of soul” was also known as the “King Of Funk”.  His work helped shaped the course of contemporary music. His catalog of classics have made him the most sample recording artist to this day.  The hip-hop world finds his work to be […]

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Image courtesy of Joerg Koch/Getty Images The Legendary James Brown, better known as the Godfather Of Soul, is celebrating a birthday today. The prolofic singer, songwriter, dancer and bandleader is the most sampled artist in history. He was recognized for numerous titles including Soul Brother Number One, Sex Machine, Mr. Dynamite, The Hardest Working Man […]