james brown

The Godfather of Soul gets the big screen treatment with “Get On Up,” which follows James Brown from his humble beginnings to becoming one of…

    Bringing an eccentric and larger than life icon like James Brown to film can be a daunting task for even the most talented of…

They say you should never meet your idols because you’ll be disappointed, but anybody who met James Brown knows that old adage is a lie.…

A Judge earlier this month, has ordered South Carolina’s attorney general to turn over documents to a freelance journalist investigating the court battle over the estate of, ‘The Godfather Of Soul.’ James Brown. Circuit Judge Eugene Griffith Jr. ruled against Attorney General Alan Wilson, said he shouldn’t be forced to release the records because they […]

‘The Godfather Of Soul,’ James Brown highly anticipated biopic, ‘Get On Up’ will hit theaters nationwide on August 1st. Starring Chadwick Boseman, star of ’42’, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Jill Scott, the film based on the incredible life of Brown’s early days living in poverty in Georgia, his rise to becoming one of pop music’s […]

Even though James Brown had a history of domestic violence in his relationships, Jill Scott doesn’t think he was a monster. The “Golden” diva will…

James Brown and his backing band, The J.B.’s, were responsible for some of the funkiest tracks to ever hit the airwaves. With an aggressive style…

“NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin celebrates Black Music Month with this exclusive interviews from the set of the James Brown biopic Get On Up. Chadwick…

When it was announced a film was going to be made about the life and times of legend James Brown, music fans said, “Finally!” Now…

I can’t wait for the James Brown biopic movie, ‘Get On Up,’ Check out the almost 3 minute trailer for Get On Up looks like an award winner. We thought we knew a little something about the Godfather of Soul’s life, but we didn’t know it was going to come off like a combination of The Five Heartbeats mixed […]

The biopic about the life of the Godfather of Soul is finally going to hit theaters this year. To drum up even more excitement and…

The long awaited biopic, “Get On Up” is set to be released this summer.  After starring as Jackie Robinson in “42”, Chadwick Boseman gets to flex his acting muscle portraying another iconic figure in American history, The Godfather of Soul, James Brown. Also starring in the film is a list of notable actors, Jill Scott, […]