Chadiwck Boseman is slated to play James Brown in the bio about the funk legend's life entitled "Get On Up". The movie is slated for release later this year through Universal Pictures.
For just a trailer, it looks pretty good. Also unlike the Jimi Hendrix bio starring Andre 3000, James Brown's music will be used and performed in the movie.-DocFB
Diagnosis: Looking forward to this and the Hendrix one. This one a little more-so....
The Legend Maceo Parker Talks James Brown, Michael Jackson, & More In New Interview With Smiley & West!
Maceo Parker did an interview with Tavis Smiley & Dr. Cornel West and talked about James Brown, what James calling him out meant and other stories.
He shared stories on finding recording studios for James and how "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag" came to be.
Maceo also talks about the first and only time he met Michael Jackson.
They also talked about the future of funk and Maceo's answer is interesting. It is obvious that FUNK is going nowhere and it is where the party is.
Maceo's new project is called "98% Funky Stuff" and U should check it out!
The Godfather of Soul James Brown and 2Pac are on the "Django Unchained" Movie soundtrack with "Unchained (The Payback/Untouchable) a duet that Quentin Tarantino felt had to happen.
"Tupac Shakur's talent extended beyond music to acting and filmmaking. Tupac spoke many times of his admiration for Quentin Tarantino's work. In talking with Quentin about the Django soundtrack, I found out the admiration was mutual as Quentin is a big Tupac fan," said Loma Vista Recordings founder Tom Whalley. "Tupac Shakur and James Brown both have enduring legacies. To have a mix of these two great artists in a Quentin Tarantino film and on the soundtrack is an incredible combination of creativity and makes perfect sense."-Tarantino
The song was mixed by Claudio Cueni, 2Pac's engineer.
The soundtrack for "Django Unchained" is due December 18th. The movie will be in theaters Christmas Day.-DocFB
Diagnosis: Hey, Hey, Heeeey!
Here is an old school clip of James Brown being interviewed on Soul Train by Don Cornelius and a special appearance by a 19 year old Al Sharpton. Interesting topics and man....Al Sharpton's hair doo. Man!
Ok, I will leave it at that and enjoy.-Dr.FB