Fat Joe, SWV, James Brown & More Slated for New 'Unsung' Season: Exclusive

Nikko Lamere
Fat Joe attends Hard Summer at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif on July 30, 2016.

TV One’s award-winning music series premieres its 10th season on Jan. 4.

Newly minted Grammy nominee Fat Joe, ‘90s girl group SWV and soul/funk pioneer James Brown are among the artists comprising the new lineup for TV One’s longest-running show, Unsung. The acclaimed R&B, soul and hip-hop music series will premiere its 10th season on Jan. 4 (8 p.m. ET).

Rounding out Unsung’s forthcoming slate will be episodes profiling fellow artists Jon B., Lenny Williams, Case, Dave Hollister and After 7. The series is narrated by actor Gary Anthony Williams.

Watch the Unsung season 10 teaser below:

SWV will launch the 10th season of Unsung on Jan. 4, followed by Fat Joe (Jan. 11), Jon B. (Jan. 18), Lenny Williams (Jan. 25), Case (Feb. 1), Dave Hollister (Feb. 8) and After 7 (Feb. 15). A special tribute to James Brown (Feb. 22) -- featuring actor Chadwick Boseman (Brown biopic Get on Up), Full Force and Kwame, among others -- will wrap up the season’s eight-episode arc.

Unsung’s in-depth first-person interviews, the participation of family and friends, the attention to detail invested into sharing each artist’s story and, of course, the music are the staples that have made this series ‘must-see TV,’” said TV One president Brad Siegel in a release announcing the new season. “After 129 episodes and nine seasons, Unsung is still TV One’s most anticipated series.”

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