Go-go Music

TV One will celebrate Black Music Month with the debut of an original documentary, ‘The Beat Don’t Stop,’ airing on Sunday, June 21 at 8/7C.

Gentrifiers have been trying to whitewash Black communities all over the country for decades now. However, one store in Washington, D.C., has unwittingly caused an uprising and now residents in the nation’s capital are fighting back in the best way ever.

  KK Brown and Frank “Scooby” Sirius, Chuck Brown’s daughter and the Chuck Brown bandleader are performing at the Howard Theater this Saturday, May 16th, the 3rd anniversary of Chuck Brown’s death. The show starts at 10 p.m. But when it’s going to end, if you know anything about go-go, the end time is nothing you can […]

Since the mid 1970s, Experience Unlimited (EU) has been one of the most seminal groups in the Go-Go music genre. Gregory “Sugar Bear” Elliott founded the group during their stint as students at the well known Ballou Senior High School in Southeast, Washington, DC. They’re one of the original Go-Go bands in Washington, DC. The […]

A vigil was held on Chuck Brown Way in front of the legendary Howard Theatre Wednesday night to honor go-go legend Chuck Brown, who died at Johns Hopkins University Hospital earlier in the day after a battle with pneumonia. He was 75. As unconfirmed rumors started in the afternoon that Brown had died, an attempt […]

Chuck Brown, who styled a unique mix of funk, soul and Latin party sounds to create go-go music in the nation’s capital, has died after suffering from pneumonia. He was 75. Brown, widely acclaimed as the “Godfather of go-go” for his pioneering sound, died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore. Hospital spokesman Gary […]