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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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African-Americans' impact on sports and Olympics
03:39 — The sports exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture shows the rich culture of black athletes and how their (more…)
Sociologist Harry Edwards on 49ers Colin Kaepernick controversy
01:24 — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sparked a national debate after refusing to stand during the national anthem in protest of racial ine (more…)
The Kaepernick Debate - INSIDE THE NFL
07:02 — An excerpt from this week’s season premiere of INSIDE THE NFL featuring host James Brown and analysts Boomer Esiason and Brandon Marshall discussing S (more…)
James Brown talks about Kaepernick's protest and the upcoming NFL season
09:23 — How will Colin Kaepernick's protest impact the 2016 season? Will Tom Brady keep up his playoffs streak? And what does it mean for Los Angeles to have (more…)

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Fri Sep 30 8:00pm
Rocky IV IFC

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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Sun Oct 2 12:50am
The Blues Brothers STARZ

Two soul-singing brothers are sent on a "mission from God" to raise $5000 to save a Chicago orphanage. On their fund-raising tour de force, they encounter a multitude of mishaps and mayhem.

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Thu Oct 13 12:30pm
The Tuxedo MOMAX

A clumsy chauffeur becomes a secret agent when he dons a special suit loaded with enough special gadgets to turn him into a high-tech fighting machine.

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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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