Charles Bradley Net Worth: As of 2017, Charles Bradley net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 to $3 million. An American funk, soul and R&B singer, Charles Bradley who was inspired by James Brown performance, found his career in music after being signed to the Daptone Records label under Dunham Records division.
Charles Bradley, born on November 5, 1948 in Gainesville, Florida, had faced a lot of hardship in the life due to the poor condition of family. His inspiration towards music came in 1962 when he saw James Brown performance. But, he went through a lot of things like living on streets, chef jobs, stage performance and long time to come as a recording artist.
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His Black Velvet performance caught the eye of co-founder of Daptone Records, Gabriel Roth. Gabriel Roth introduced him to other producers of Daptone records which eventually earned him the rehearsal chance with Menahan Street Band. After the several performances, his works were released on vinyl in 2002. His first album, No Time For Dreaming consisting ten of his recordings in 2011. In 2012, the documentary, Soul of America based on his story earned him the touring and recording at Daptone Records. His second album, Victim of Love was unleashed in 2013. This album received the positive reviews from critics. His last album, Changes came in 2016. His songs had been included in TV series like American Dad, Alpha House, Legends of Tomorrow, Suits, Luke Cage, Ray Donovan.
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The celebrated funk and soul singer, Charles Bradley had been the part of several tours and festivals since 2002. He performed with Menahan Street Band in initial years of his career. After being signed to Daptone Records, he was also included in their Tours and events. In 2014, he appeared in the Hamilton, Ontario, Supercrawl event. He was set to tour Canada and appear at the Cambridge Folk Festival in 2016 but he could not appear on those tour and event due to illness.
Charles Bradley Cause of Death
In August 2016, he was ill and diagnosed with stomach and liver cancer. On September 23, 2017, he passed away at the age of 68 due to stomach and liver cancer.