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The T.A.M.I. Show: Soul Superstars Shatter Race Barriers 50 Years Ago

50 years ago the Teenage Awards Music International show brought together black and white artists like James Brown and the Rolling Stones in an unprecedented display of racial integration in entertainment.

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James Brown’s Band Members Wonder Why They Weren’t Consulted for ‘Get On Up’

James Brown's band members were never consulted for the film 'Get on Up,' based on the late singer's life, and they seem confused as to the reasons why.

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Pete Rock Pays Tribute to James Brown with New Mix

Pete Rock celebrates the legendary James Brown with a new tribute mix.

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Listen to J. Period’s ‘Legacy Of James Brown’ Mix

With the James Brown biopic 'Get on Up' currently in theaters, now is a good time to revisit J. Period's superb tribute mix to the Godfather of Soul.

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DJ Scratch Pays Tribute to James Brown With ‘The Big Payback’

DJ Scratch honors the Godfather of Soul with a brand new mix featuring some classic James Brown tracks.

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Who Flipped It Better? Compton’s Most Wanted vs. Greyson and Jasun

'Who Flipped It Better?' is our new weekly column where we'll take one song and choose two rap records that sampled it. We'll break each one down and decide which song flipped the sample better. Loop diggers, crate lovers and hip-hop heads alike, rejoice.

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Jill Scott Joins Cast of James Brown Biopic

R&B singer Jill Scott has signed on to star in the James Brown biopic titled 'Get On Up.' Filmmaker Tate Taylor, who helmed 'The Help,' is directing the movie, which is being produced by Imagine Entertainment honchos Brian Grazer and Erica Huggins.

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Chris Brown Posts New Song, Diddy, Rick Ross Try to Sign Trinidad James & More

Following his Twitter meltdown, Chris Brown released a new song on his blog, "W.T.F.I.M.L. (Where the Fuck is My Lighter)," and then deleted it. Oh well.

Trinidad James has been killing it with "

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Game Talks Benefits of Being Bipolar, James Brown’s Suit Up for Auction & More

While some people steer clear of others labeled as bipolar, rapper Game is talking about the benefits of being tagged as such. Is he crazy?

You can look "Super Bad" just like James Brown once did in his prime -- if you have some cold, hard cash. A suit worn by

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James Brown’s Daughter Venisha Brown Arrested for Stealing SUV, Assaulting Boss

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