New York City is cold and wet at the moment, the left over snow piles that linger are now black and nasty. But the people are still laughing and friendly in the streets! The weather is NOT going to get New Yorkers down, no way! Berlin has a thing or two to learn from the Big Apple, as in, don’t let the weather turn you into a grumpy prick, we only live once baby!
I filmed with VH1 for most of the night for a show called “The fabulous life of..Rap Stars” in which they wanted my insight as to how much Stars give out for Massage and Love advice and how far some will go to be pampered etc. If you haven’t seen that show or its rival ” It’s good to be” on E! I will explain, they just chat about Stars and how much they earn, spend and what their spending frenzies may include. How they indulge etc. The VH1 show is very star friendly, no one would be offended by that show, it is merely entertainment and a diversion to ones own problems etc. The E! show ( it’s good to be) is unauthorized, which means they make it without permission or knowledge of the star. Anyhow, I filmed at a spa called Asadal Spa.
After filming I went to see James Brown, the God Father of SOUL. He is all about show-biz. He cracks me up in a good way. He is so cute up there in his band leader uniform and tidy hair. There were so many people on stage at all times, I lost count. The band ROCKED and he let every member shine and screamed each members name individually over and over again to make sure you knew who the hell that was blowing away at the sax etc. He has a very young guitar player, looks about 26 years old and didn’t crack a smile all night, but played his ass off. JB said he looks like Randy Travis! He played all the favorites, mans world, get on up, I feel good, you get the picture. He had a lot of people doing their own thing, giving him the few minute break he needs at his age ( 72?) but all in all, the BB KING club is great, NO SMOKING allowed and everyone is friendly and into the show.
He had two hot go-go dancers and up to 4 back up singers all up there workin it. The black one on the far right was the best back up singer, she let it rock all night, loads of rythm in that woman! The super thin white woman, who looks great in this photo but on stage she looks like Lara Flynn Boyle ( no meat on her skinny white ass) and had NO rhythm at all, I wonder how she got that job? She must be blowing somebody important, as honestly folks, she was paper thin, made you want to throw food at her, and was as white as James Browns teeth! She should thank me for how hot she looks in this blurry photo. I took it on the sly as it is strictly forbidden in the club to take photos, so this is a bootleg photo 🙂
The go-go dancers must do sit ups ALL day long. He let some older red head from his entourage get up and sing a few tunes, one of which was TRY by Janis Joplin, nice try darling! She can’t touch my version. Her other songs were good,but everyone wanted to hear JAMES not her! When James sang A mans world, his razor sharp voice went right through you and gave you funky goose bumps, made you feel like you were in the right place at the right time.
He was also very entertaining and making everyone laugh between songs. He is a sweetie! I do not believe this spousal abuse thing at all, now I am convinced that was just a PR gag and it worked, the place was heaving!!
I did an interview last night, by the way, with a British Journalist for the Sunday Daily Mail newspaper. It should come out in the near future. The much older lady who interviewed me was so clever, she had me rambling on about my past with the stars and telling her things I shouldn’t have, dam she was good! Hope she has mercy on me 🙂
Gotta hit the hay, xx Dot
This is a man’s world
Man thinks about the little betty baby girl
He’s lost in the wilderness
Lyrics by James Brown