Chuck Brown, the singer and guitarist known as the “Godfather of Go-Go,” a style of music similar to funk that was popularized in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., will be featured on this week’s Unsung episode on TV One. Brown led a turbulent life, filled with poverty and crime. He didn’t graduate from high school, and was […]

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 and passed away today at Johns Hopkins University hospital in Baltimore. His death was confirmed by his manager Tom Goldfogle. Like on Facebook to stay updated with the latest […]

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 […]