The movie "Get On Up" is based on a lie that James Brown's mother, Susie, abandoned the family when Brown was a boy and then just showed up years later at New York City's Apollo Theatre.
With the nationwide opening of "Get On Up" on Aug. 1, I thought I'd share excerpts from a 2008 radio interview for Al Sharpton's Keeping It Real program.
Do not miss this one!! James Brown, for sure, is back on the good foot with an incredibly lifelike portrayal by South Carolina-born actor Chadwick Boseman.
The Augusta Museum of History extending days coincide with the Aug. 1 nationwide opening of the James Brown movie, Get On Up.
Long after the Red Carpet rolled up at Regal Cinemas, celebration of Thursday's Get On Up screening continued throughout Richmond County.
Three nights after James Brown’s biopic Get On Up premiered at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre, the bright-lights and red carpet shifted from New York to Augusta.
The Sheriff's Office's newly formed Dignitary Protection Team of about 17 people already has looked at every imaginable possibility to ensure that the premiere and afterparty goes smoothly, Maj. ...
The real hero behind the reality of a feature film finally getting made about James Brown is producer Brian Grazer.
Keith Robinson's role as Baroy "Baby Roy" Scott of James Brown's first band, The Famous Flames, is taking him full circle, back home to Augusta for the July 24 screening of the new Brown biopic, ...
The Godfather of Soul has no shortage of storytellers. And every story has different versions, depending on who tells the tale.
There is no large touring band with backup vocalists and a horn and rhythm section that comes as close to James Brown and his Soul Generals as Sharon Jones and band, The Dap Kings.
COLUMBIA - A judge has ordered South Carolina's attorney general to turn over documents to a freelance journalist investigating the court fight over the estate of soul singer James Brown.
Many words have been written about James Brown, including some by the Godfather of Soul himself. Here are a few picks by Don Rhodes, music columnist for The Augusta Chronicle.
In a week, Hollywood will come to Augusta with at least some of its trappings. There will be actors and directors, a red carpet and a see-it-first screening.
The James Brown exhibit at the Augusta Museum of History is without a doubt the most popular offering the museum has had in its 77 years of existence.
The star and director of the James Brown movie bio will walk the red carpet at its Augusta premiere, according to the Godfather of Soul's daughter, and a limited number of tickets for the event go ...
The James Brown movie bio Get On Up will be shown at Augusta's Regal Cinemas on July 24, eight days before it opens in theaters nationwide.
An extended trailer has been posted online for the James Brown bio movie "Get On Up," being released Aug. 1.
A former trustee of James Brown's estate was ordered to give a multi-million dollar mansion in Honduras and his share of a music company to the late musician's troubled trust fund.
James Brown has me feeling conflicted. While I have already lent my Facebook support to the grassroots effort to bring the premier of Get On Up, the biopic based on the Godfather's life, to ...