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WPGC Remembers Chuck Brown: ‘The Godfather of Go-Go’

Chuck Brown, “The Godfather of Go-Go,” passed away on May 16, 2012. Today we remember the go-go music legend’s legacy.

05/16/2015

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Recap: Rare Essence Becomes First Go-Go Band to Perform at SXSW

Check out a recap of the performance.

04/03/2015

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Watch Chuck Brown’s Last Music Video, ‘Beautiful Life’

On Sept. 9, the official video for “Beautiful Life” was released featuring footage of Chuck Brown’s last years.

09/09/2014

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Prince George’s County Residents File $10 Million Lawsuit Against Anti-Dance Bill

On May 15, 2014, five residents of Prince George’s County filed a $10 million lawsuit against PGC Country for the Bill which amended dance hall regulations in 2011.

06/11/2014

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A Playlist to Celebrate Chuck Brown’s Legacy

Two years ago today, the world of music and go-go lost its biggest name: Chuck Brown. As you remember the life of this funky musician today, play these songs and feel the groove take over.

05/16/2014

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DJ Flexx Films Video for “Polo & Chuck” at the Howard Theatre

WPGC’s DJ Flexx took over the stage at Howard Theatre on April 21 for the making of his latest video “Polo & Chuck.”

04/22/2014

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Ex-D.C. Mayor Barry Released From Hospital, Makes WPGC Requests for Birthday

Twenty-four hours ago, ex-D.C. Mayor Marion Barry was released from a health center and now he’s celebrating his 78th birthday the right way, by listening to WPGC.

03/06/2014

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New Go-Go Version of Lorde’s ‘Royals’ Making Waves

WPGC prides itself on having the best when it comes to music, showing support to local artists and giving the DMV the best remixes and collaborations you wouldn’t hear anywhere else. This is proven yet again by this epic remix of 17-year-old New Zealand singer Lorde’s “Royals.”

01/24/2014

Chuck Brown, The Godfather of Go-Go, Dead At 75

[photogallerylink id=80744 align=right] Chuck Brown, the legendary “Godfather of Go-Go” died Wednesday. He died of multiple organ failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, his management confirmed to WPGC Radio. The 75-year-old singer had postponed […]

05/16/2012

Kirk Franklin “Chops” to A Gospel Go-Go Bounce Beat

Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images Gospel superstar [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kirk Franklin[/lastfm] paid a visit to the First Baptist Church of Glenarden,  and one of the churchgoers taught him the go-go dance of “chopping”!! You have to […]

03/29/2011

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