Name: James Brown
(aka: James Joseph Brown Jr. & The Godfather of Soul)
Associated Acts: The Famous Flames, The J.B.’s, The Dapps, Bobby Byrd, The Soul Generals, Lyn Collins, Bobby Bennett, Bootsy Collins.
Profession: Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer, bandleader
Origin: Toccoa, Georgia
Song we’re crushing on: Get up offa that Thing!
Why should you care: James Brown has influenced many artists in his lifetime, The late Michael Jackson, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Prince (to name a few), just about anyone in the pop/R’n’B category. He was one of the hardest working artists in show business and he showed that to with world with his electrifying performances, the emotions he displays in every song, he made you get up and dance.
Stilettos & Rock n Roll,
Carcia & Telly