Chuck Brown
Morricone in the Brain: Blowing Your Mind with the Maestro
Bustin' Loose
Trouble Funk

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Go-Go was a bass-heavy, funky variation of hip-hop that was designed for house parties. Lyrically, there was little of substance in go-go, but the main message was the beat, not the words. During the mid-'80s, go-go was quite popular within the rap and R&B underground, particularly around the DC area where it originated, but it never became a pop success; the closest it came to a crossover hit was in 1988, when EU -- along with Trouble Funk, the definitive go-go band -- had a moderate hit with "Da Butt," taken from Spike Lee's School Daze. During the late '80s and early '90s, go-go was supplanted by Miami bass music, which took the groove-oriented aesthetic of go-go, turned up the bass, and de-emphasized the already-slim lyrics.

Go-Go Artists Highlights

Chuck Brown
Chuck Brown
Trouble Funk
Trouble Funk
Joey Negro
Joey Negro

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Go-Go Album Highlights

Morricone in the Brain: Blowing Your Mind with the Maestro
Ennio Morricone
Morricone in the Brain: ...
Bustin' Loose
Chuck Brown / Chuck Brown ...
Bustin' Loose
Droppin' Bombs: The Definitive Trouble Funk
Trouble Funk
Droppin' Bombs: The ...
Early Singles
Trouble Funk
Early Singles
Your Game: Live at the 9:30 Club Washington, D.C.
Chuck Brown
Your Game: Live at the ...
Go Go Swing Live
Chuck Brown
Go Go Swing Live

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Go-Go Song Highlights

Title/Composer Performer Stream
Bustin' Loose Chuck Brown / Chuck Brown & the Soul Searchers
Hey Fellas Trouble Funk
Trouble Funk Express (Trans Europe Express) Trouble Funk
Chameleon Chuck Brown
Work the Walls Rare Essence
Drop the Bomb
Trouble Funk
Funky Stuff Chuck Brown
Uptown Anthem Naughty by Nature
Raggae Dance DJ Kool

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