James Brown hospitalized; agent says he may be addicted to painkillers

February 1998
Jet;02/09/98, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p30
Reports that singer James Brown was hospitalized for a possible addiction to drugs he was taking for a back ailment. Brief comments by his agent, Jeff Allen.


Related Articles

  • SOUL BROTHER BUZZ. K.B. // Jet;10/3/2011, Vol. 120 Issue 14, p13 

    The article reports that the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, California will mount an exhibit called "Say It Loud: The Genius of James Brown" through January 22, 2011, which will feature costumes, early albums, and rare photographs of soul singer James Brown.

  • JAMES BROWN. Tresniowski, Alex; Helling, Steve; Herbst, Diane; Keith, Amy; Swertlow, Frank; Tan, Michelle; McGee, Tiffany // People;1/8/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p54 

    The article focuses on the troubled life and successful singing career of soul singer James Brown, who died in 2006. A discussion of Brown's influence on hip-hop, rap, and pop music in the United States is presented. The reaction of several celebrities including singer Little Richard, singer...

  • James Brown: The Soul Will Find a Way. Gray, Kevin Alexander // CounterPunch;12/1/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p1 

    The article provides information on the life and career of blues singer James Brown. It has been indicated that Brown's music came from a loud and rough, and violent environment. In 1988, he was convicted for carrying an unlicensed firearm and sentenced to six years in a South Carolina prison....

  • JAMES BROWN'S BELONGINGS AUCTIONED AT CHRISTIE'S.  // Jet;8/11/2008, Vol. 114 Issue 5, p35 

    The article discusses an auction in which the personal items of singer James Brown were sold. The author states that the items were sold in order for Brown's estate to pay its taxes. According to the article, Brown's children did not want their father's belongings sold at auction. Brown died...

  • James Brown Estate Settlement Leaves Most Assets To Charity, Remainder To Wife And Children. Waldron, Clarence // Jet;6/15/2009, Vol. 115 Issue 18, p13 

    The author reports on a legal settlement that has been reached regarding the estate of deceased singer James Brown. The author states that Brown's estate will be shared between his wife and young son, his adult children and to two educational trusts. The reaction from Brown's adult children to...

  • RICKY FANTÉ. Venable, Malcolm // Interview;Jul2004, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p41 

    Profiles African American singer Ricky Fanté. Reason for his preference for soul music; Music idols, including singer James Brown; His definition of an old soul.

  • JB Gets His Degree.  // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;1/25/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 25, p11 

    The article reports on an honorary degree awarded by Paine College to the late Godfather of Soul James Brown. The historically African American school in Augusta, Georgia, had intended to award Brown the degree in May 2007. The music icon owned a publishing company and several radio stations....

  • BROWN FEELS GOOD.  // Jet;1/10/2005, Vol. 107 Issue 1, p63 

    Reports on the health of singer James Brown after undergoing successful surgery to treat prostate cancer. Details of his recovery; Expectation for a full recovery; Plans for Brown to release an autobiography in 2005.

  • James Brown's Daughters Share How They Will Remember Him And Their Thoughts On Tomi Rae.  // Jet;1/22/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p14 

    This article discusses the death of musician James Brown. Brown, who died in December of 2006, is cited as one of the most influential African-American musicians of all time, and the article quotes Brown's daughters Yamma Brown Lumar and Deanna Brown discussing his legacy. The article also...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics