The Past, Present and Future of Go-Go Music
It's been called the District's only true indigenous art-form: go-go music. It's also the music that defines the rhythm of urban life in the nation's capital. But go-go's popularity remains mostly confined to our region. We explore the past, present and future of go-go music.
In this video produced by the National Visionary Leadership Project, Chuck Brown, the legendary "Godfather of Go-Go," describes how he developed and evolved Go-Go:
Director Spike Lee's film School Daze featured EU's Go Go classic Da Butt:
The group Rare Essence performs at the 2008 Stone Soul Picnic at Washington D.C.'s RFK Stadium: