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Justin Timberlake Cranks Some Gogo Music in D.C.

Justin Timberlake brought his 20/20 Experience World Tour to D.C. last night and put on a crazy, good show. He performed for three hours, singing around 33 songs.

02/25/2014

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Ten Go-Go Songs Every Music Fan Needs to Hear

Many things have come from the DMV area but the most notable is the great genre of go-go music. In the late 60s and early 70s, D.C. was the hotbed for a brand new sound of funk that infused with early hip-hop and R&B. Forty-some years later and it is still a dynamic genre for D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

02/07/2014

Charles Bergen's entry for the Chuck Brown Project.  (Credit: Charles Bergen, Craig Atkins, Wiles Mensch, Lou Stovall and Tommy Walker)

3 Finalists Chosen for Chuck Brown Memorial Park Project

Three proposals for art installations honoring the Godfather of Go-Go are in the running to be featured in D.C.’s Chuck Brown Memorial Park.

01/28/2014

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An All-Star Tribute to Chuck Brown at The Howard

Join WPGC and DJ Flexx for the “Chuck Brown All Star Go Go Tribute” as we celebrate “The Godfather of Go Go” one year to the day of his passing.

05/03/2013

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Selena Gomez Goes GoGo in New Single

20-year-old Selena Gomez, most known for her singing and acting career, has recently released a new single called Come and Get It. As the video premiere for the song approaches, the song has created a screeching […]

04/30/2013

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Chuck Brown: The Godfather of Go-Go

Chuck Brown was a beloved D.C. icon but his impact on the musical genre of go-go reached across the nation.

02/18/2013

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Will There Be A “Chuck Brown Park” In DC?!

According to reports, that might happen!!

06/20/2012

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Chuck Brown Memorial Service To Be Streamed Online At WPGC.COM

If you’re not able to make it to the Washington Convention Center for this afternoon’s Chuck Brown Memorial (12p-3p), you can still join the service online! WPGC.COM will carry the entire memorial LIVE on-air at 95.5 and online Via our online stream.

05/31/2012

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Chuck Brown Memorial Service This Afternoon At Washington Convention Center

Friends, family and fans of the late Chuck Brown will pay their respects Thursday afternoon in a special memorial service at the Washington Convention Center. The public is invited to this special event to memorialize “The Godfather of Go-Go” and to celebrating his life and contributions to DC music and culture.

05/30/2012

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Chuck Brown Funeral Arrangements Announced

It’s been a week since the DC legend, Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown passed away. His daughter has revealed the funeral arrangements thus far.

05/23/2012

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