James Brown Tributes on

January 13, 2007 by  

James BrownMusic, video and, photographic tributes to the late James Brown are being featured at The tributes include playlists featuring some of Brown’s top hits including “Livin’ In America,” “It’s a Man’s, Man’s World,” “Get Up Offa That Thing,” “Hot Pants,” “Super Bad,” “Cold Sweat,” “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag,” “The Boss,” “Say It Loud (I’m Black and I’m Proud), and, “The Payback.”.

Vibe’s editor-in-chief Danyel Smith said, “James Brown is an American original. A king of soul and rock ‘n’ roll, Brown is one of the most influential musical artists of the last fifty years, and perhaps the most sampled artist in hip hop history. At VIBE we are saddened by his death, but take comfort in his amazing, relentless legacy.”

James Brown Slideshows on the site feature performances from the Ed Sullivan show with legendary Soul Queen Aretha Franklin


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