• James Brown's Heirs Settle 15-Year Dispute Over Soul Icon's Estate, Song Publishing Rights

    14 days ago - By Billboard

    Nearly 15 years after James Brown 's death, his children and grandchildren have reached a settlement over a legal dispute involving the Godfather of Soul's lucrative holdings. Brown had specified in a 2000 will that he would bequeath little to his heirs, other than a $2 million scholarship fund for his grandchildren, but his daughters Deanna Brown-Thomas and Yamma Brown , among others, found a way to inherit potentially millions of dollars.
    Although the July 9 settlement terms are not public, several of Brown's children and grandchildren are likely to split up termination rights on the...
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