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Get on Up

2014 Biography

The story of the life and musical career of iconic musician and one of the founding fathers of funk, James Brown (Boseman). Dubbed the "Godfather of Soul," Brown overcame an impoverished childhood in Georgia, his mother’s abandonment and a stint in prison to release hit after hit in the 1960s and ‘70s. He then went on to enjoy an illustrious career that spanned six decades, heavily influencing the development of several musical genres.

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