Rick James Part Three
This is Rick James Part Three, but it’s not the final, I’ll be back with more soon.
James became close friends with Eddie Murphy after the two met in 1981. Following his exit from the United States Navy in 1984, Murphy‘s older brother Charlie Murphy, whose first post-Navy job was working as security for his famous brother, began spending time with James, and he bonded with the singer. Murphy would later recall on Chappelle‘s Show his sometimes strained relationship with James, which helped to revive James‘s name in the public eye after years of seclusion, following his mild stroke in 1998. James also appeared in the episode recounting his memory of the experiences shared with Murphy, such as starting impromptu fights wit...Read More