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The late soul legend James Brown has been inducted into the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/blak_music_month/33507

Music cleanses the soul–allowing for a therapeutic release like no other. There are so many artists out there who create music that act as certified stress relievers. Just in case your days are far too long and hectic for you to find great music to chill to, I’ve compiled a list of five albums that […]

*(Via Rolling Stone) – During his brilliant, troubled life, James Brown always called his own shots. So it wasn’t a surprise that Brown set the terms of his legacy after his death. And the centerpiece of that vision was to give virtually his entire fortune, valued then at roughly $100 million, to a trust to […]

*(Via Rolling Stone) – During his brilliant, troubled life, James Brown always called his own shots. So it wasn’t a surprise that Brown set the terms of his legacy after his death. And the centerpiece of that vision was to give virtually his entire fortune, valued then at roughly $100 million, to a trust to […]

As part of our ongoing Black Music Month coverage legendary Producer and DJ Pete Rock to a break from recording with Camp Lo and Roy Ayers to  share with TheUrbandaily what exactly Black Music means to him. As Told To Jerry L. Barrow Black music to Pete Rock is like steak to a hungry lion. […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) The Apollo Theater 253 W 125th Street When: October 24, 1962 What: The Godfather Of Soul records his live performance at the world famous venue, and it becomes the first Soul album to go platinum. «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black Music Month, TheUrbanDaily’s “It’s All Black […]

Image courtesy of Joerg Koch/Getty Images The Legendary James Brown, better known as the Godfather Of Soul, is celebrating a birthday today. The prolific 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 […]

Late, great multiple Grammy Award winner James Joseph Brown Jr., inductee in the Rock and Roll and Songwriters’ halls of fame, was and still is known as the Godfather of Soul, the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, Soul Brother Number One and, as appointed by Gen. Colin Powell in 2003, the first U.S. secretary […]

With the increasing number of films aimed towards black audiences in the early 1970s, filmmakers realized that they couldn’t turn to Henry Mancini to provide the musical backdrops for these movies.

*The Queen of Soul, Godfather of Soul and King of Pop have made a shortlist of the top 20 greatest artists in the last 50 years – as chosen by a new poll from CNN and UK-based Songlines magazine. Aretha Franklin, James Brown and Michael Jackson, respectively, join Madonna, Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Bob Dylan […]

jungle boogie (jungle –oft attrib to Hindi jangal + boogie – prob alter of bogle – goblin, object of fear) a 1974 hit by Kool & the Gang, frequently sampled by hip-hop artists, perhaps the funkiest piece of music ever recorded.

With the increasing number of films aimed towards black audiences in the early 1970s, filmmakers realized that they couldn’t turn to Henry Mancini to provide the musical backdrops for these movies.