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James Brown

A consummate showman whose private life was as explosive as his legendary performances, this iconic hit-maker forever changed the sound of music. Born into poverty in the '30s, as a youth Brown spent time in jail for stealing before finding his calling as… (more)

Birth Name: James Joseph Brown Jr.

Birth Place: Barnwell, SC

Birthday: May 3, 1933, Taurus

Died: December 25, 2006

Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor

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Nick Lachey

The Winner Is Exclusive Sneak Peek: "Soul Man" Takes on "Girl On Fire"

It's a battle of soul this week on The Winner Is.In this exclusive sneak peek of Thursday's episode (9/8c, NBC), Jersey girl Alexa takes on James Brown-reincarnated James Chapelle. After the two acts finish their respective performances of Alicia Key… Read more

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Adjust Your Color: The Truth Of Petey Greene - Official Trailer
02:20 — In the tumultuous 1960s and '70s, Petey Greene emerged as a one-of-a-kind voice speaking out against racism, crime and poverty. An ex-con, he used his (more…)
Why Muhammad Ali was more than a boxer
15:44 — CBSN's Josh Elliot talks about Muhammad Ali's legacy with Dr. Todd Boyd, a professor at USC and expert on race and pop culture, and CBS News special c (more…)
James Brown: Off-camera, Muhammad Ali was "quiet, pensive"
04:00 — After Muhammad Ali's death, many of sporting world's iconic athletes expressed their thoughts on the legendary boxer. Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky, T (more…)
Everybody Hates Chris - James Brown?
02:14 — Check out Chris in full James Brown mode! http://www.cbs.com

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Rocky IV STARZ

Rocky Balboa goes up against a technologically trained Soviet named Ivan Drago after his one-time nemesis, Apollo Creed, is brutally slaughtered in the boxing ring during a lopsided exhibition match against the superhuman Russian boxer.

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Thu Jun 30 7:05am
Holy Man FLIXe

Unholy mess about a spiritual mystery man named G. (Eddie Murphy) who is exploited by an ambitious TV producer (Jeff Goldblum) to boost ratings at a home-shopping channel. Kate: Kelly Preston. McBainbridge: Robert Loggia. Barry: Jon Cryer. Directed by Step (more…)

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Thu Jun 30 5:25pm
Rocky IV STARZ

Rocky Balboa goes up against a technologically trained Soviet named Ivan Drago after his one-time nemesis, Apollo Creed, is brutally slaughtered in the boxing ring during a lopsided exhibition match against the superhuman Russian boxer.

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Mallory Hytes Hagan
Miss New York Crowned the New Miss America

Miss New York Mallory Hytes Hagan was named the new Miss America Saturday in Las Vegas. Miss South C…

Marva Whitney
Marva Whitney, James Brown Revue Singer, Dies

Marva Whitney, who sang in the James Brown Revue and was known as Brown's Soul Sister No. 1, has die…

Solomon Burke
Soul Singer Solomon Burke Dies at 70

Solomon Burke, a soul music pioneer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee whose songs blended soul…

Chris Colfer
Glee Surpasses the Beatles for Most Billboard Hot 100 Chart Entries

Twist and shout, Gleeks! Glee surpassed the Beatles in the Billboard record books Wednesday, breakin…

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  • Birth Name: James Joseph Brown Jr.
  • Birth Place: Barnwell, SC
  • Birthday: May 3, 1933, Taurus
  • Died: December 25, 2006
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor

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