The Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown passes on!!!

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Chuck Brown, the legendary musician who is known as the “Godfather of Go-Go,” passed away today,  the musician’s passing was confirmed by his daughter.

Brown’s passing comes about a week after the Washington Post confirmed that the musician, considered  the pioneer of Go-Go music, had been hospitalized with pneumonia.

Brown’s 1970 hit, “Bustin’ Loose,” hit #1 on the MCA charts. The song was later sampled in the 2002 Nelly song, “Hot in Herre.”

He had recently postponed numerous shows due to his failing health.

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