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James Brown Love Child Comes Forward With Bombshell Proof

JAMES BROWN's legacy is being tested again by a divorced mother-of-two who claims she's the Godfather of Soul's secret love child. Following months of family bickering about the late singer's funeral, estate and will, LaRhonda...

Family Marks Brown's Birthday

JAMES BROWN's family marked the late Godfather Of Soul's 74th birthday yesterday (03May07) with an attack on the music industry. Family and friends of the legendary singer gathered at a private ceremony at the Apollo...

Lee Honoured At San Francisco Festival

Cult director Spike Lee has been honoured at this year's San Francisco International Film Festival with the society's directing award.Lee was given the award following a clip show and an onstage chat in the Castro...

By on 03 May 2007

Lee Honoured At San Francisco Festival

Cult director Spike Lee has been honoured at this year's San Francisco International Film Festival with the society's directing award.Lee was given the award following a clip show and an onstage chat in the Castro...

By on 03 May 2007

Brown Widow Wins Right To Choose Legal Guardian

JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE has won the right to be able to choose who will become the special legal guardian for her son, after the superstar's trustees tried to appoint someone themselves. Back-up...

Brown's Widow Dating Archbishop?

JAMES BROWN's widow has found a colourful new lover - Snoop Dogg's pimping pal ARCHBISHOP DON `MAGIC' JUAN. Tomi Rae Hynie attended San Diego, California's recent Pimp N' Ho Ball (14Apr07) with the Archbishop -...

Brown's Band To Honour Godfather Of Soul At Gigs

JAMES BROWN's longterm backing band THE SOUL GENERALS are to stage a series of concerts honouring the late Godfather Of Soul throughout the remainder of 2007. The 17-member band, who played with Brown for 20...

Family And Trustees Feud Over Brown Funeral Bill

Late funk legend JAMES BROWN's estate owes $70,000 (GBP35,897) in funeral costs. The C.A. Reid Funeral Home in Augusta, Georgia arranged the singer's funeral and cared for his body from his 25 December (06) death...

James Brown Sexual Harrassment Case Flounders

A 19-year-old sexual harrassment case filed against JAMES BROWN by his former publicist has been rejected by the US Supreme court. JACQUE HOLLANDER claims the late singer raped her at gunpoint in 1988. She alleges...

Stone Wears Shoes For Brown

British soul star JOSS STONE was forced to ditch her on-stage ritual of performing barefoot - at the request of the late JAMES BROWN. The singer abandoned her "no shoes" rule for the Godfather of...

Bee Gees To Be Honoured As Icons

Music icons the BEE GEES are set to be honoured at the Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) Music Awards later this year (07). The STAYIN' ALIVE stars, who have won a total of 109 BMI awards...

Stone Shows Thanks To Collaborators In Essay

British soul star JOSS STONE has shown her gratitude to everyone who helped her with her new album - in a 7,000-word essay. The 19-year-old released her third LP INTRODUCING JOSS STONE this week (12MAR07),...

J-sto Says Thanks, 7,000 Times

Devon beauty JOSS STONE's week is not getting any better, after being ridiculed again this time for writing a 7,000-word thank you list for her new album.In what has now become a typical diva-like move...

By on 15 March 2007

R.e.m. Joined By Berry For Hall Of Fame Induction

Rockers R.E.M. were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in New York yesterday (12MAR07) - and were joined by original member BILL BERRY. Berry - who left the LOSING MY RELIGION band...

Brown's Body Placed In Temporary Crypt

LATEST: Soul legend JAMES BROWN has been temporarily laid to rest - 75 days after he died on Christmas Day (06). His body was placed in a crypt yesterday (10MAR07) at the Beech Island, South...

James Brown Not Buried Yet

Soul legend JAMES BROWN has yet to be laid to rest - 73 days after he died on Christmas Day. Brown's burial has been delayed by legal disputes and now a series of paternity claims...

Brown Widow Mourns With Body

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAY HYNIE finally got the chance to mourn over the soul legend's body on Thursday (01MAR07). Back-up singer Hynie and her son JAMES BROWN have been shut out of the...

Brown's Widow Wins Right To Dna Samples

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE has reached an agreement with trustees of the star's estate to obtain DNA samples from the late's singer's body. Back-up singer Hynie and her son JAMES BROWN have...

Brown Trustees Bid For Dna To Solve Paternity Riddles

Trustees for JAMES BROWN's estate have filed a DNA sample motion in a bid to make all the soul great's children legitimate heirs to his fortune. The trustees asked a judge on Friday (23FEB07) to...

Brown's Widow Plans Tribute Album

JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE is planning to release an album of songs she was working on with the music legend at the time of his death. Brown died on Christmas Day (25DEC06) and...

Brown's Widow Slams Grammy Tribute

JAMES BROWN's widow, TOMI RAE HYNIE, has slammed producers of the Grammy Awards for combining a tribute to the Godfather of Soul with a tribute to the EAGLES. During the ceremony on 11 February (07),...

Agreement Reached On Brown Burial

LATEST: The six adult children of soul singer JAMES BROWN have come to an agreement with his partner, TOMI RAE HYNIE, on where the music legend should be buried. Hynie's attorney, ROBERT ROSEN, said the...

James Brown Rape Case Back On The Docket As Victim Wins Appeal

JAMES BROWN's former assistant has won the opportunity to sue for a slice of the late soul star's fortune after claiming he raped her at gunpoint in 1988. JACQUE HOLLANDER's shocking claims were thrown out...

Will.i.am Brands Jackson Smartest Man Ever

BLACK EYED PEAS collaborator WILL.I.AM has branded pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON "the smartest dude ever". WILL.I.AM, who has been working with the THRILLER legend on his comeback album, concedes Jackson gave him an education while...

Gnarls Barkley Plan For Take-off At The Grammys

GNARLS BARKLEY turned the Grammy Awards into an airport hangar for their CRAZY performance last night (11FEB07) - by taking to the stage dressed as pilots. The duo's backing band all donned stewards' attire, while...

Gnarls Barkley Plan For Take-off At The Grammys

GNARLS BARKLEY turned the Grammy Awards into an airport hangar for their CRAZY performance last night (11FEB07) - by taking to the stage dressed as pilots. The duo's backing band all donned stewards' attire, while...

Brown's Family Told To Finalise Burial Plans

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE and the soul star's six adult children have been told to try and agree upon a final resting place for the singer - so he can rest in...

James Brown's Partner Allowed Back Home

The bereaved partner of late soul singer James Brown has been permitted to briefly return to Brown's home to retrieve her belongings.Tommie Raye Hynie, 36, was prevented from entering her late husband's house after Brown...

By on 10 February 2007

Brown's Widow Granted Access To Home

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE has been given permission to return to the home she shared with the late soul great to collect her belongings after a face-off with her stepchildren in court....

Brown's Valet Comes Forward With Gay Wife Claims

JAMES BROWN's widow was left out of the soul legend's will because he thought she was gay. The singer's longtime valet and confidante ROOSEVELT JOHNSON claims his late boss went to his grave believing TOMI...

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