james brown

So many rappers have sampled the late, great James Brown. Let’s take a look at 10 of the best songs to have taken from the…

The Apollo is putting on a celebration of James Brown through dance, in a show called “James Brown Get On the Good Foot: A Celebration…

The late “Godfather of Soul” James Brown (pictured) thought Ronald Reagan, who served as the this country’s 40th President from 1981 to 1989, was the…

Marva Whitney, who rose to fame as part of the James Brown Revue, died on December 22nd in her home town of Kansas City. She was…

As part of our ongoing Black Music Month coverage legendary Producer and DJ Pete Rock to a break from recording with Camp Lo and Roy Ayers to  share with TheUrbandaily what exactly Black Music means to him. As Told To Jerry L. Barrow Black music to Pete Rock is like steak to a hungry lion. […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) The Apollo Theater 253 W 125th Street When: October 24, 1962 What: The Godfather Of Soul records his live performance at the world famous venue, and it becomes the first Soul album to go platinum. «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black Music Month, TheUrbanDaily’s “It’s All Black […]

With the increasing number of films aimed towards black audiences in the early 1970s, filmmakers realized that they couldn’t turn to Henry Mancini to provide the musical backdrops for these movies.

With the increasing number of films aimed towards black audiences in the early 1970s, filmmakers realized that they couldn’t turn to Henry Mancini to provide…

jungle boogie (jungle –oft attrib to Hindi jangal + boogie – prob alter of bogle – goblin, object of fear) a 1974 hit by Kool & the Gang, frequently sampled by hip-hop artists, perhaps the funkiest piece of music ever recorded.

With the increasing number of films aimed towards black audiences in the early 1970s, filmmakers realized that they couldn’t turn to Henry Mancini to provide the musical backdrops for these movies.