james brown, chinese soul brother?

Could this be true? James Brown, The Godfather of Soul, has some Asian Soul running through his veins? Saw this over at Ed Lin's blog: Soul Brother #1 Was…Chinese? According to James Brown's autobiography, I Feel Good: A Memoir of a Life of Soul: "I also have some Chinese in me, at least as much as I have black (and maybe a little Egyptian King Tut thrown in for good measure). All you have to do is look at my face--it's all there." It's right there on page 54. Like Ed says, Soul Papa wasn't necessarily known for coherent thought, and had his share of mad moments... but at the very least, it's funny bit of trivia. Say it loud.

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