In ziua de 25 decembrie bunicul muzicii soul James Brown a incetat din viatza la varsta de 73 de ani. Suferea de pneumonie dar cauzele decesului ar fi o alta boala necunoscuta inca.
Snoop Dogg: “I am hurt. That’s my Godfather, The hardest working man in show business of all time. He’ll be missed, but his music and his legacy will live on through me, in everyway you can imagine.”
Ice Cube: “James Brown was the first solo singer that I loved as a kid, He was not only the Godfather of Soul, but the Godfather of Funk and Rap. Music will never be the same.”
George W Bush jr: “Laura and I are saddened by the death of James Brown, For half a century, the innovative talent of the “Godfather of Soul” enriched our culture and influenced generations of musicians. An American original, his fans came from all walks of life and backgrounds. James Brown’s family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers this Christmas.”
Rest in Peace James Brown.