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Chuck Brown, the singer and guitarist known as the “Godfather of Go-Go,” a style of music similar to funk that was popularized in Baltimore and Washington,…

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…

Fans weren’t gonna let a little rain dampen the spirits of the new Chuck Brown Memorial Park in Washington, DC. Jackie Braitman scuplted the 17-foot high statue of the “Godfather Of Go-go” at Langdon Park in Northeast. The park is also interactive, with lights that blink to the sound of Chuck’s most famous hits like […]

El Debarge opened up for New Edition and brought Chuck Brown’s grandson on stage to do a tribute. Watch the video below!

Chuck Brown, the gravelly voiced bandleader who capitalized on funk’s percussive pulse to create go-go, the genre of music that has soundtracked life in black Washington for more than three decades, died May 16 at the Johns Hopkins University hospital in Baltimore. He was 75. The death was confirmed by his manager Tom Goldfogle. The […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Address of influential go-go records label TTED/DETT Records 3834 Ironwood Place, Landover, MD 20785 When: Late 1970’s What: Go-go is a live blend of R&B, funk and rap music still most popular in the DC Metro area and surrounding counties. Groups credited with popularizing the percussion-filled genre […]

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

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