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James Brown

  1. The Link Between James Brown and Migos’ ‘Bad and Boujee’How “Super Bad” helped give us the Migos’ hit.
  2. strange stuff
    Jordan Peele Did a Word-for-Word Recreation of the ‘Drunk James Brown’ Video“One of the nice things about this program is we’re flexible.”
  3. book excerpt
    My Dad Was James Brown. I Saw Him Beat My Mom.An excerpt from Yamma Brown’s memoir Cold Sweat.
  4. the more you know
    12 Crazy James Brown Moments You Won’t See in Get on UpNo, his performance in Miami Vice is not in Get On Up.
  5. trailer mix
    Get on Up Trailer: James Brown! James Brown! [The crowd goes wild.]
  6. male gaze
    Male Gaze: Mick Jagger, Moonlighting FilmmakerHe’s apparently working on a James Brown biopic. 
  7. end of culture
    10 Great Full-Length Concerts Available on YouTubeJames Brown in Boston, Aretha Franklin in Amsterdam, Run-DMC in New York, and more.
  8. Dan Aykroyd, Jill Scott Join James Brown BiopicThis feels good.
  9. casting couch
    The James Brown Biopic Is Finally Happening42’s Chadwick Boseman will play the lead.
  10. biopics
    Brian Grazer’s James Brown Film Moving ForwardThe producer just secured the musical rights.
  11. clickables
    Watch a Vintage James Brown Ramen Commercial“Miso up.”
  12. clickables
    Watch James Brown Ask Alfred Hitchcock About His Movie HomicidalOh, James.
  13. look who’s talking
    At Least One Viewer Found James Brown’s Interview With the E-Trade Baby HilariousThat viewer? LeBron James.
  14. jail
    Vulture’s Brief History of Albums Released by Artists Freshly Out of PrisonWill Lil Wayne’s first post-prison album be any good? Let’s go to the history books.
  15. chat room
    Funk Inventor Pee Wee Ellis on His Dreams of Playing JazzToday’s his birthday!
  16. free james brown
    Nobody Stole James BrownDespite the insistence of one of James Brown’s daughters, the Godfather of Soul’s body has not gone missing from its mausoleum in Georgia.
  17. the industry
    Larry Charles to Make NBC Even NerdierPlus: Old people singing and robots!
  18. video look book
    The Graphic Designer Who Calls Brooklyn the ‘Real Capital of New York’Check him out in our latest Video Look Book.
  19. neighborhood watch
    Block Behind Apollo Co-Named James Brown WayAnd let’s hope that would make the Godfather of Soul, who died two Christmases ago, feel good.
  20. peach pit
    Peaches Geldof Made an Entire MagazineAnd you can get your free copy this Thursday!
  21. beauty marks
    VitaminShampoo Settles Lawsuit; Kate Moss’s Stylist Makes Cheap ProductsPlus, hair salons lose business to drug stores, and is the “Oh No You Didn’t Wig” racist?
  22. agenda
    Sixties Concert Discs Capture James Brown In His PrimeThis three-disc set remembers the Godfather of Soul in his prime, onstage at three 1968 concerts.
  23. news reel
    At Christie’s, Bidders Compete to Own James Brown’s ‘Sex Machine’ BeltPaul Shaffer and a hundred other bidders overpay for the hardest-working memorabilia in the memorabilia business.
  24. gossipmonger
    Has Al Gore Been Touching Bono in a Bad Way? Bono says that being with Al Gore is like “being with an Irish priest.” Mel Gibson supposedly distanced himself from Heath Ledger after Ledger chose to play a gay cowboy in Brokeback Mountain against Gibson’s counsel. Celebs like Sean Penn and Kevin Spacey may like Hugo Chavez because of his drugs.
  25. gossipmonger
    Britney, Lindsay, Paris, You’re Fired!Donald Trump is trying to get Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan, and Paris Hilton to appear on his upcoming Celebrity Apprentice. Justin Timberlake hung out with a brunette at the Tribeca Grand. (Others say he hung out with six girls.) NBC co-chairman Ben Silverman is catching flack for not returning agents’ phone calls and for passing out fake NBC tattoos at a company retreat, but he doesn’t care about either. New York Giants co-owner Jonathan Tisch put up his Fifth Avenue bachelor pad for sale and will be renting a $75,000-a-month condo at Trump Park Avenue. Authorities are cracking down on the St. Tropez party scene and have recently broken up a cocaine and prostitution ring.
  26. party lines
    Diesel’s Got a Brand New BagThe Prada event planners probably slept well last Friday night, sure the amazing Raconteurs show at their Soho store would be the secret-special-musical-guest highlight of Fashion Week. Then they discovered the Diesel after-party booked James Brown. JAMES BROWN. The Godfather of Soul.