James Brown Gotta Funky Sole

Funky Sole with DJ SPINNA

He began experimenting with turntables at age 11 and is known for combining dance music with hip hop, funk, and soul music. He remixed artists such as De La Soul, Mary J. Blige, and Stevie Wonder. He also collaborated with Eminem on songs such as "Three Six Five," "Watch Deez,"and "5-Star Generals," before the latter went on to superstardom. His first group, the Jigmastas, was with the emcee Kriminul. He is also a
member of Polyrhythm Addicts, an underground hip-hop 'supergroup' composedof him, Apani B Fly MC, Mr. Complex, and Shabaam Sahdeeq. The group's album Rhyme-Related was released in 1999 on Wreck/Nervous Records and
featured a song with Pharaohe Monch. Apani B Fly MC was replaced by Tiye Phoenix when the group reunited and recorded the 2007 release Break Glass, which featured the single “Reachin’,” released on April 24, 2007. He also
worked with New York-based live house-music group Tortured Soul as well asbeing a member of the group Domecrackers with DJ-Producer Joc Max from
Kansas City, and Grap Luva, whose brother is legendary hip hop producer Pete Rock.


Free before 10:30pm $5 after

James Brown Gotta Funky Sole May 11, Funky Sole celebrates Soul brother #1's birthday month! The Sole Travellers Music Man Miles, DJ Clifton & a few special guests will be spinning all James Brown cuts, his related productions & cover versions all night from doors till closing! You'll hear plenty vinyl records that you can only catch at the Sole this JB time of year!

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James Brown Gotta Funky Sole with DJ Music Man Miles

Saturday, May 11 · 10:00 PM at The Echo