Chuck Brown, "Godfather of Go Go," Has Died

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Chuck Brown performing at The 7th Annual Roots Jam Session Hosted by Jimmy Fallon presented by Hennessey Artistry  held at the Music Box in Hollwood, CA on February 12, 2011 (Photos by Adrian Sidney/PictureGroup)

Chuck Brown, "Godfather of Go Go," Has Died

The 75-year-old music legend was recently hospitalized with pneumonia.

Published May 16, 2012

Legendary musician Chuck Brown, known as the "Godfather of Go Go," died today in Washington, D.C., his daughter confirmed to ABC7's Sam Ford.

As previously reported, Brown recently postponed numerous shows due to a struggle with pneumonia that led to him being hospitalized in April.

Brown was 75 years old. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

(Photo: Adrian Sidney/PictureGroup)

Written by Brooklyne Gipson


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