This past year, these actors, musicians, and other notables departed from this earth. NewsOne remembers those we lost in 2012 here. Jimmy Castor: Pop and…

There are three things that go on a headstone when one dies- the date you were born, the date of your passing and a dash in between, according to the District’s “Mayor-for-life” and current Ward 8 councilman Marion Barry. The dash is the time you spend on this earth and the impact you have. The councilman revealed that the […]

Chuck Brown the Godfather of “Go Go” will be missed but his music lives on. Wind me up Chuck. Listen to this tribute courtesy of the TJMS.

Chuck Brown, the legendary “Godfather of Go-Go,” has died, according to the Washington Post. It was reported that he was in the hospital with pneumonia…

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Address of influential go-go records label TTED/DETT Records 3834 Ironwood Place, Landover, MD 20785 When: Late 1970’s What: Go-go is a live blend of R&B, funk and rap music still most popular in the DC Metro area and surrounding counties. Groups credited with popularizing the percussion-filled genre […]

Chuck Brown talks about the year the DC music genre go-go caught on.

GoGo music has been one of the most well kept secrets in the African music diaspora. Though it was born in our nation’s capital and has thrived, it has not gotten nearly as much props in other geographic areas. Who is responsible for this? Most musical styles can trace their origins to one point in […]