#ThrowbackThursday: A Salute To James Brown


On December 25, 2006 we lost one of the architects of music, James Joseph Brown, The Godfather of Soul. His influence in music is unmatched from the foundations of Funk and R&B to the building blocks of hip-hop.

So today we dedicated Throwback Thursday to the magic and music of Soul Brother #1. First, we have a mix by Just Dizle of hits and songs sampling James Brown followed by a rare tribute by Pete Rock and DJ Scratch.

1.Cold Sweat – James Brown
2.I Got The Feelin – Sweet Tee
3.Welcome To The Terrordome by Public Enemy
4.Poison by Kool G Rap & DJ Polo
5.I Know You Got Soul by Eric B. & Rakim
6.Gold Digger by EPMD
7.Psycho by Lords Of The Underground
8.Can’t Truss It by Public Enemy
9.Mama Said Knock You Out by LL Cool J
10.Keep Em On The Floor by Big Daddy Kane
11.The Rhythm by Kwame
12.Just Playing (Dreams) by The Notorious B.I.G.
13.Announcement feat Pharrell by Common
14.Things We Do For Love by Horace Brown feat Jay Z
15.Blue and Pants by James Brown
16.Do The James by Super Lover Cee & Casanova Rud
17.The Overweight Lover’s in the House by Heavy D & The Boyz
18.Pass The Peas by The J.B.’s
19.Blind Man Can See It (Extended) by James Brown
20.They Want EFX by Das EFX
21.Neva Go Back by Special Ed
22.Who’s The Mic Wrecka by Da Youngstas
23.One in a Million by Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth
24.Tried By 12 by The East Flatbush Project
25.Last Call by Tha Alkaholiks
26.Are You Ready (Feat. Slum Village) by DJ Jazzy Jeff
27.2 Deep by Gang Starr
28.Money Maker by A Tribe Called Quest
29.Mathematics by Mos Def
30.Throw Ya Gunz by Onyx
31.Hard Rhymes by The Wascals
32.Hittin’ Switches by Erick Sermon
33.Eric B. For President by Eric B & Rakim
34.Funky Drummer (Full Version) by James Brown

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