Bobby Womack’s Daughter to Premiere ‘Bravest Man’ Radio Show With Ghostface Killah, Mike Dean & More
Bobby Womack's daughter is launching a new radio show to commemorate what would have been her father's 72nd birthday this Friday, with a self-produced documentary on the way as well.
Soul legend Bobby Womack died in June 2014 after a long battle with colon cancer and diabetes, bringing to an end one of the greatest, most influential careers in music history. This Friday, on what would have been Womack’s 72nd birthday, his daughter GinaRe Womack will launch The Bravest Man in the Universe Radio in conjunction with LetsLinkRadio.com, a weekly hour-long audio/video-streamed celebration of the late musician’s life. The show takes its name from the title of Womack’s 27th and final studio album, released June 8, 2012.
The radio show’s first episode will feature some of Womack’s family as well as special guests such as Ghostface Killah, Mike Dean, DJ Green Lantern, Rat King MC Sporting Life, Wu-Tang producer Mathematics and more. In addition to spinning some of Womack’s iconic hits from his career — including his work on albums by Aretha Franklin and Sly and the Family Stone and writing credits on songs by Janis Joplin and the Rolling Stones — the playlist will also include previously-unreleased tracks from an upcoming legacy album, rarities and b-sides.
Womack’s daughter will also use the platform to stream her self-produced documentary Outside Myself as well as rare and unreleased interviews from her father’s life in the coming weeks.
Womack, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 by Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood, was working on a final album called The Best Is Yet to Come at the time of his death, which was scheduled to feature Snoop Dogg, Stevie Wonder and more. Tune in on Fridays starting at 3 p.m. ET to catch Bravest Man Radio.