charles bradley

Stream Charles Bradley’s Posthumous Album Black Velvet

Charles Bradley's posthumous album Black Velvet has arrived, mere days after what would have been the funk and soul singer's 70th birthday. This album is the…
Gwen Aviles / November 9, 2018

Charles Bradley – “Can’t Fight the Feeling”

"Can’t Fight the Feeling" is the latest track to be released from Charles Bradley’s posthumous album Black Velvet. The song, which…
Gwen Aviles / October 18, 2018

Charles Bradley’s Final Album Announced, Posthumous Song Released

 Charles Bradley's fourth and final album comes out just days after the late soul singer would have turned 70. Black Velvet will be out on November…
Maggie Serota / September 6, 2018

Watch the Late Charles Bradley Perform “Victim of Love,” Reflect on His Life in New Video

Daptone Records has released a tribute video of the late great soul singer Charles Bradley. The clip finds Bradley looking back on his life during…
Brian Josephs / October 2, 2017

Charles Bradley Dead at 68

Soul singer Charles Bradley has died from complications of cancer, his publicist confirmed Saturday morning. He was 68. "It is with a heavy…
Taylor Berman / September 23, 2017

Charles Bradley Cancels Tour After Cancer Returns

Daptone Records soul singer Charles Bradley has canceled the rest of his tour after announcing the stomach cancer that he survived last year has spread…
Brian Josephs / September 6, 2017

Jenny Lewis, Whitney, Kurt Vile and More Announced for Montauk’s Surf Lodge Summer Concert Series

Jenny Lewis, Whitney, Kurt Vile, Charles Bradley, Strand of Oaks, Bully, Small Black, and many more are lined up to perform at The Surf Lodge in…
SPIN Staff / May 5, 2017

Charles Bradley Cancels Tour Dates After Doctors Find Cancerous Stomach Tumor

Soul singer Charles Bradley has announced that he's canceling his upcoming tour dates after doctors found a cancerous tumor in his stomach. The 67-year-old has…
Brian Josephs / October 4, 2016

Charles Bradley Takes it Back to Bed-Stuy in ‘Good to Be Back Home’ Video

It makes sense to shoot a video for a song titled "Good to Be Back Home," well, back home. And Charles Bradley is a sensible…
Brian Josephs / August 3, 2016

Charles Bradley Shimmies and Shakes Through ‘Ain’t That a Sin’ on ‘Conan’

Current Hardest Working Man in Show Business contender Charles Bradley appeared on Conan last night with His Extraordinaires to play their Changes highlight "Ain't It…
Andrew Unterberger / May 11, 2016

Changes: Charles Bradley’s Life of Love and Loss

Charles Bradley doesn't want your pity. Not for the years he spent homeless in New York City, or hitchhiking across the country looking for a…
Dan Reilly / May 9, 2016

SPIN R&B Report: Tweet Flutters Back Into View, K. Michelle Puts the Real in Reality TV

Yes, there’s more to R&B in early 2016 than Anderson .Paak. The Los Angeles dynamo has been rightly lionized for blending hip-hop, pimpish soul, and…
Mosi Reeves / April 15, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Porches, Loretta Lynn, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from post-punk brawlers, country legends, and more.
SPIN Staff / February 5, 2016

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

This past Sunday closed out New Orleans Jazz Fest's second weekend at the city's Fair Grounds Race Course. The gigantic festival has become an institution…
SPIN Staff / May 5, 2014

Charles Bradley Belts (and Sweats) Out the Heartache at Bowery Ballroom

Fearsomely committed soul belter Charles Bradley made our Top 20 R&B Albums of 2013 list with his swaggering, retro-minded Victim of Love, but he's even…
SPIN Staff / January 20, 2014
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