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Go-go legend Chuck Brown died on May 16

Courtesy of Radio One D.C.

Go-Go legend Chuck Brown will be laid to rest today with a memorial service from noon – 3 p.m. today at Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The service will be broadcast live.

Brown, 75, died May 16 after battling pneumonia. Brown, a Gaston native,  died at John Hopkins Hospital University hospital in Baltimore. Earlier this week, fans paid their respects to Brown at a public viewing at the Historic Howard Theatre.  Thousands streamed into Howard Theatre to view the body of the man dubbed the Godfather of Go-Go.

Our Radio One D.C. team has wall-to-wall coverage of Brown’s life and legacy:

Chuck Brown Viewing @ Howard Theatre 5/29 [GALLERY]

Chuck Brown’s Casket At Viewing

Remembering Chuck Brown (1936- 2012)

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