Tagged: James Brown


Daily Inspiration: Don Cornelius

This morning, Don Cornelius, creator and host of the beloved dance show Soul Train, was found dead in his Los Angeles home. Politically and musically conservative, Cornelius nevertheless extended the olive branch to hip hop … read more »

POSTED February 1, 2012 7:05PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

James Brown vs Ali in No Mas’ Rumblevision

It’s been 35 years since George Foreman and Muhammad Ali met on Zairian soil for their “Rumble in the Jungle”—or as some would have it—the Fight of the Century. NYC-based clothiers No Mas are celebrating … read more »

POSTED October 30, 2009 3:00PM IN STYLE VIDEO TAGS: , , ,

We Got to Have It: "Soul Power"

Long lost amazing 1974 documentary opens tonight in New York and Los Angeles. read more »

POSTED July 10, 2009 4:53PM IN SUITE903 TAGS: , , , ,

South Carolina Judge Settles The Case Of James Brown Estate

More than two years into the battle over James Brown’s estate, a South Carolina judge on Tuesday approved a settlement that gives nearly half of his assets to a charitable trust, about a quarter to his widow and young son, and the rest to Brown’s adult children. Insert hot tub comment here. read more »


King Khan And The Shrines – "Land Of The Freak"

King Khan and The Shrines are going out on tour later this week, and in celebration of this and their reissue of What Is?! (Vice Records) coming out last week, we thought we would give you a look at the zany band’s music video for “Land of the Freak”. read more »

POSTED April 28, 2009 10:48AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,

16 Valentines Day Songs From Us To You

Don’t hate us for putting something together so last minute, it’s still better than chocolates and dead roses right? After all, nothing says “I love you” like just the right song. So we asked our contributors to give us their favorite love-inspired song and why. This could mean a “real” love song, or something ironic and funny — or both. So without further ado, here’s a little love from the Tripwire to you. read more »

POSTED February 13, 2009 8:58PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

NYC: James Brown Re-Funked

The specialist vinyl imprint GAMM was started by clubhead (and former Swedish breakdance champ!) Mad Mats a few years ago, and the label has remained the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval for forward-thinking DJs ever … read more »

POSTED June 2, 2008 3:36PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,