East Harlem’s Al Pacino’s not getting animated after all. After completing much of the voice work for the role of the villain in Despicable Me 2, the screen legend has now abruptly pulled out of the highly anticipated sequel. Continue reading
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I’ve always respected the Godfather of Soul for his contribution to music, his passion, and his work ethic. Brown was a true pioneer during the cultural revolution of the ‘60s, not only for his music but as an unlikely activist who recognized how his celebrity could help the African American community at a time when minorities needed leaders to look up to.
Got the Feelin, James Brown lIve in Boston, 1968 (www.youtube.com)
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