February 22, 2011
The late Chuck Brown, a pioneer of go-go music, had his ups and downs -- he was once a homeless alcoholic -- but after decades in the business he received his first Grammy nomination in 2011. Fresh from the Grammy Awards, Brown talked to The Root about how he discovered his own sound, his favorite rappers and the one thing he couldn't pass up.
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