Chuck Brown, the late “Godfather of Go-Go will be celebrated today in Washington, D.C. Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced August 22, Brown’s birthday, as “Chuck Brown Day” in the city. By Read more:

This past year, these actors, musicians, and other notables departed from this earth. NewsOne remembers those we lost in 2012 here. Jimmy Castor: Pop and…

 Although the death of Chuck Brown on May 16 rocked the nation’s capital and many music lovers around the globe, feelings of sadness were lifted,…

The first person got in line at 8 p.m. Wednesday night to get a seat at Chuck Brown’s public memorial, held Thursday afternoon at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Photo courtesy of Brown Family and Howard Theatre Via D.C. residents got a chance to see Chuck Brown one last time at the Howard Theatre before his memorial service on Thursday. Also see… Remembering Chuck Brown (1936- 2012) Godfather Of Go-Go Music Chuck Brow Dead at 75 Chuck Brown Funeral Arrangements Come Together

  Chuck Brown (born August 22, 1936 – May 16, 2012) was a guitarist and singer who is affectionately called “The Godfather of Go-go” Go-go is a sub genre of funk music developed in and around Washington, D.C. in the mid- and late 1970s. While its musical classification, influences, and origins are debated, Brown is […]

The homegrown musical genre of Go-Go music, a funk and soul-influenced blend of African rhythms and chants, was born in the streets and clubs of…

Music legend and “Godfather of Go Go,” Chuck Brown has been hospitalized.

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Address of influential go-go records label TTED/DETT Records 3834 Ironwood Place, Landover, MD 20785 When: Late 1970’s What: Go-go is a live blend of R&B, funk and rap music still most popular in the DC Metro area and surrounding counties. Groups credited with popularizing the percussion-filled genre […]

Chuck Brown talks about the year the DC music genre go-go caught on.