RIP to James Brown Who Passed Away 7 Years Ago Today. Here Are His Soul Train Performances (Video)

James Brown, the Godfather of Soul (and Hip-Hop) passed away 7 years ago today. Having been sampled thousands of times, particularly in the 80’s and 90’s, there are few who had a deeper impact on the foundation of Hip-Hop. Here’s a highlight video of some of his most electrifying Soul Train performances. RIP to Soul Brother #1.

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