Aside from being a bona fide rock star, Lenny Kravitz is known as a man of style. In addition to his own incredible personal aesthetic, he’s also the creative force behind Kravitz Design, which has created and collaborated on everything from sunglasses to hotel suites to a collection of furniture for CB2.
What does James Brown have in common with Waka Flocka Flame, Migos, Soulja Boy and a number of other hip-hop artists? You guessed it: the ad-lib.
I love the movie Cool Runnings. Peace be the journey and all that jazz. I especially love the part where Doug E. Doug—playing the role of Sanka Coffie, the movie’s comic relief and spiritual center—says to other bobsledders on top of the hill, “I’m feeling very Olympic today!” I try to work that into lots of…
Updated Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 4:45 p.m. EDT: Unlike the president and House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes, Bill O’Reilly can admit when he’s made a mistake. On Tuesday he tweeted out an apology of sorts after he made fun of Maxine Waters’ hair.
Now, anyone who knows the genius of James Brown knows that that man kept “the pocket” thumping. Sadly, one of the drivers of Brown’s most iconic grooves—and one of hip-hop’s most sampled drummers—Clyde Stubblefield, has died. He was 73.
The video below was published in partnership with Peabody Spotlight, a digital series produced by the Peabody Media Center at the University of Georgia in commemoration of Black History Month.
I’m keeping the intro simple this time.