Posts tagged "James Brown"

Music

Throwback Jams: Sounds Of Protest

A #TBT playlist of protest anthems that demanded change…

News

Full Force’s Bowlegged Lou Speaks On Working With James Brown, New Star-Studded Album And Nicki Minaj

Looking back, James Brown's 1985 comeback single "Living In America" was an anomaly for one of popular music's most prolific and groundbreaking visionaries. The omnipresent…

Features

Get On The Good Foot: Hip-Hop’s Top 10 James Brown Samples

During the James Brown sample craze of the late 80’s and early ’90s, the no nonsense force-of-nature enjoyed a cultural and commercial rebirth. “Mr. Brow…

Vixen

Interview: Jill Scott Talks ‘Get On Up’ and Connection to James Brown

It’s not often that one gets the opportunity to meet one of the few people they admire and respect enough to call a role…

Features

‘Get On Up’: Chadwick Boseman Steps Into James Brown’s Shoes

Chadwick Boseman hit it out the park with 42. Can he carry James Browns' song and dance?STORY: Keith Murphy | PHOTOGRAPHY: Erik Ia…

Vixen

Vixen Vent: Every Celebrity Does Not Deserve a Biopic

It seems like late celebrities having a biopic is becoming a trend and it needs to stop now.  Biopics were once something rare and…

Vixen

Must See: James Brown Biopic [Trailer]

The spirit of James Brown will be resurrected for his big screen biopic, Get on Up, hitting theaters this summer. The movie will give fans a comprehensive behind-the-scenes view…

Features

Set Visit: The Making Of The James Brown Biopic ‘Get On Up’

Chadwick Boseman does not have a fear of cinematic heights. Following up his critically-acclaimed performance as the great Jackie Robinson in 2013’s 42, this summer…

Vixen

17 Celebrities Accused or Charged With Domestic Violence

Violence is never the answer, but somehow certain celebrities see it as their only means when they don’t get there way. Throwing a tantrum…

Vixen

Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis and More Shine in Official ‘Get On Up’ Trailer

We imagine filling the fictional shoes of the late James Brown is quite the challenge, but Chadwick Boseman makes it…

Movies & TV

Watch: Chadwick Boseman Channel James Brown In ‘Get On Up’ Trailer

The first look at Tate Taylor's Get On Up promises a lot of yells, singing, and epic dance moves. But how does Chadwick Boseman stack…

Vixen

First Look: Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in ‘Get On Up’ [Video]

On August 1, 2014, we’ll finally get to watch Chadwick Boseman take on the challenging role of James Brown in Get On Up, a biopic…

Movies & TV

First Look: Chadwick Boseman Gets Down In New ‘Get On Up’ Pic

It looks like Chadwick Boseman (42) is having a funky good time judging by this first look picture from Tate Taylor's Get On Up.

Movies & TV

Nick Eversman To Play Mick Jagger In ‘Get On Up’ Biopic

Tate Taylor's Get On Up is adding another cast member to the James Brown biopic.

Movies & TV

Nigerian Director Andrew Dosunmu To Helm ‘FELA’ Biopic

The hype is real, as black Hollywood looks to turn a corner in the type of productions in the works. Focus Features recently announced word…

Movies & TV

’42’ Star Chadwick Boseman To Play James Brown In New Biopic

Actor Chadwick Boseman, who wowed audiences as Jackie Robinson in the film 42, is set to play James Brown in an upcoming biopic, Variety reports.
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