Chuck Brown Dead at 75
WJLA reports that Chuck Brown, known as the "Godfather of Go-Go," passed away today. His daughter confirmed the news:
Brown's passing comes about a week after the Washington Post confirmed that the musician, considered the pioneer of Go-Go music, had been hospitalized with pneumonia.
Brown's 1970 hit, "Bustin' Loose," hit #1 on the MCA charts. The song was later sampled in the 2002 Nelly song, "Hot in Herre."
He had recently postponed numerous shows due to his failing health.
Read more at WJLA.com.
For more on Chuck Brown's go-go legacy, read Goodbye to the Godfather of Go-Go.