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TV One’s award-winning series Unsung returns with an all-new season of hit-makers and game changers starting Wednesday, June 3rd at 8 p.m. ET. This season is filled…

Today we remember the life and legacy of The Godfather of GoGo, Chuck Brown!

 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,…


There are three things that go on a headstone when one dies- the date you were born, the date of your passing and a dash in between, according to the District’s “Mayor-for-life” and current Ward 8 councilman Marion Barry. The dash is the time you spend on this earth and the impact you have. The councilman revealed that the […]


After 75 years of blessing us with over four decades of his music,  Chuck Brown has reportedly passed away today. The Godfather of Go-Go music has been hospitalized since mid-April according to Huffington Post due to the pneumonia and other complications. He died at John Hopkins University Hospital earlier today, Wednesday, May 16, 2012. Brown […]

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…


(Washington, DC)  —  Chuck Brown, the “Godfather of Go Go,” is recovering after being hospitalized.  The 75-year-old musician failed to make an appearance for a show Saturday night at the Howard Theatre.  He was reportedly hospitalized for joint inflammation.  On Brown’s Facebook page, family members posted an update saying “The Brown Family wants to extend […]

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