American Loses a Musical Pioneer & Hero-Chuck Brown Godfather of GoGo

Today we lost a musical pioneer and true hero who helped shaped the musical landscape for the Hip Hop and funk generations.. Chuck Brown the Godfather of GoGo, a musical style that was unique to Washington DC.. had his influence felt in nearby New York where jams like Bustin Loose and We Need Money were staples at every early Hip Hop block parties The Washington Post has a nice picture Gallery..HERE

Losing Chuck Brown, Jimmy Castor and Don Cornelius in the same year is rough..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzgNhPFRegM&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLbD9muht7w