James Brown

The Bart Starr Awards (Ep. 29, 2020)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents highlights from this year’s Bart Starr Awards, held during Super Bowl 54 Week in south Florida, featuring NFL host James Brown, Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy, and this year’s Award winner, retired Giants quarterback Eli Manning.

This Song: Brownout

Greg Gonzalez, bass player for Austin’s premiere Latin funk outfit Brownout describes how Anthrax’s version of “Bring the Noise” introduced him to Public Enemy, which in turn introduced him to the music of James Brown and ignited a lifelong love affair with funk music.

Brownout just released an album of Public Enemy interpretations called “Fear of a Brown Planet.”

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The Bart Starr Awards (Ep. 16, 2017)

In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents highlights from the 30th Super Bowl Breakfast, with 2017 Bart Starr Award recipient Matthew Slater, along with Jackie Slater, James Brown and Tony Dungy.