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Covering Funky James

We’ve been trying to play catch up here at the office and going through the stacks of 45’s that we’ve received from various sources so that we can finally do reviews. One 7” which we came across (which has completely … Continue reading

8th Wonder James Brown Recap

This past weekends 8th Wonder James Brown party went down as another sure shot for the history books. The good peoples of More Than Enough opened up their doors and allowed us to take over the night once again this … Continue reading

The 6th Annual 8th Wonder James Brown Tribute

It seems like only yesterday that we packed the house on a cold wintery night in January for the 5th Annual and now we’re back for our 6th year to celebrate the career of James Brown. We always look forward … Continue reading

Buscrates “Cut Out The Lights” 7”

If you’ve never heard of Buscrates 16-Bit Ensemble then do yourself a favor and do some research, this guy comes extra nice with the beats and swirvy on the synth. Side A “Cut Out The Lights” is mellowed out vibe … Continue reading

Moorish Vanguard Concert

Most are familiar with the plethora of artists that were either brought up under the wing of the late great James Brown, or were featured artists on one of his many label imprints. Hits were created, songs flopped, pay was … Continue reading

You Can Get With This or That

There are so many songs that have been recorded and covered over the years with most of the originals being better than it’s duplicates. But when it comes to the James Brown organization many of the songs have been covered … Continue reading

The 5th Annual 8th Wonder James Brown Tribute Recap

Hot Peas & Butta and More Than Enough fam, Dj Eclektic aka Still1, rocked behind the lens instead of the tables at the 5th Annual 8th Wonder James Brown Party, and he captured the vibe perfectly.  Instead of writing an … Continue reading

The 5th Annual 8th Wonder James Brown Tribute Party

The 8th Wonder James Brown Tribute party returns for a 5th year and we are bringing back some all-star selectors to pay homage to the soul brother #1. Hot Peas & Butta’s Skeme Richards and Kamui Sumida, along with the … Continue reading

Rest in Power James Brown: May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006

Remembering the man who has given us so much joy in the form of funky music.  Rest in power James Brown.  #Salute

Five on the Black Hand Side: James Brown Edition

It’s that time of the year where we celebrate the greatest entertainer of all time, Soul Brother #1, James Brown and the anniversary of his passing back in 2006.  It should be obvious that for us here at Hot Peas … Continue reading