The story of the funky drummer:

The story of the funky drummer:
The most exploited man in modern music
  “Give the drummer some”, said the voice of funk soul pioneer James Brown as it rang out above his band on the 1967 recording of Cold Sweat. The drummer in question was Clyde Stubblefield who was said to be one of the most sampled and exploited musicians of all time. His playing on [...]

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Take The Power Back

Black Artist-Owned Labels
At the height of their careers, Sam Cooke, Curtis Mayfield, James Brown, George Clinton and Prince all formed their own imprints. Michael Gonzales tells the story of how they did so – and what happened next. [...]

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DJ Scratch J. Brown Mix

DJ Scratch J. Brown Mix
DJ SCRATCH & J PERIOD
DJ Scratch and J. Period come correct with this one. The Big Payback – The 45s, Volume 1 pays artful respect to the James Brown, reminding us once again that it all begins and ends with the Godfather. We all know without James Brown there is no hip-hop (not to [...]

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