Get Down for James Brown
Not exactly how I had hoped to start off my Christmas.
The dynamic, pompadoured "Godfather of Soul," whose rasping vocals and revolutionary rhythms made him a founder of rap, funk and disco as well, died early Monday, his agent said. He was 73.R.I.P. to the Godfather of Soul and one of the true pioneers of hip-hop.
Brown was hospitalized with pneumonia at Emory Crawford Long Hospital on Sunday and died around 1:45 a.m.(Yahoo News)