I share a birthday with someone much cooler than I, whom we all still dearly love.
TODAY IS CHUCK BROWN DAY!!!

I share a birthday with someone much cooler than I, whom we all still dearly love.

TODAY IS CHUCK BROWN DAY!!!

Chuck Brown at the MLK Memorial. Feb. 19, 2012.

Chuck Brown at the MLK Memorial. Feb. 19, 2012.

I was there. Black folk spontaneously singing, dancing and laughing in the street. Exactly as it should have been.

Chuck Brown cranking that LL Cool J “I’m Bad” live from The Ibex, which I think is a condo building now.

jati:

@chuckbrowndc celebration in front of @HowardTheatre, 5/16/12. More to come.

jati:

@chuckbrowndc celebration in front of @HowardTheatre, 5/16/12. More to come.

Chuck loved the kids.

Chuck loved the kids.

We lost our granddaddy today.

We lost our granddaddy today.