JAMES BROWN: SAY IT LOUD (2024)

JAMES BROWN: SAY IT LOUD (2024)

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A four-part docuseries that traces the incredible trajectory of James Brown's life and career.

1. Making a Life for Myself
Rising from poverty and overcoming abuse in the Jim Crow South, James Brown secures a record deal, electrifies audiences, and breaks down racial barriers; propelling himself into stardom. (00:42:42)

2. The Most Powerful Black Man in America
Aligning with the civil rights movement, James Brown becomes a cultural force by articulating community pride and political influence, ultimately hailed as the most important Black man in America. (00:42:41)

3. Life in the Raw
Amidst financial pressures, record company politics, substance abuse, and personal struggles, James Brown found himself on a perilous path, colliding with the law and confronting the threat of revisiting prison. (00:42:39)

4. Big as Big Can Be
As the godfather of a breakbeat that birthed hip-hop, James Brown's life serves as a crucial call for respect and dignity for Blackness and Black music in America. (00:42:36)