Tuesday Dec 17
East Bay Express
There are bands that neatly fit into categories and then there are those that seek to be a "category" unto themselves - as to the latter, meet Chrome Hoof.
Creative Loafing Tampa
New Music Tuesday! (December 10): 7 Days of Funk, Childish Gambino, John Mellencamp & more
The second week of releases for December. Info and links for the ones you want to know about most below, plus some other ones you may not have heard of , with audio & video for your listening and viewing pleasure.
Snoopzilla on Learning Funk and Dr. Dre's 'Detox'
Calvin Broadus has called himself Snoop Dogg for his rap, Snoop Lion for his reggae, and now Snoopzilla for his funk.
Funkadelic Friday: Prince Paul Interviews George Clinton
Scion AV All Purpose Show got two greats of different generations-hip-hop legend Prince Paul and funk icon George Clinton-in a room together and let them talk all things funk and awesomeness.
Deeper Than Hip-Hop
Recent rap records from abstract punk-funk MC Labtekwon and Talib Kweli-tinged, working-class Christian rapper Wordsmith allow us to entertain the notion of what rap might sound like unfettered.