Thursday May 16
Big Boi's Wild Ride
Back in 2003, when the white-hot OutKast released dual solo albums - Big Boi's Speakerboxxx and Andr 3000's The Love Below - something peculiar happened: Big Boi arrived.
Thursday May 16
LIVE: The Bernie Worrell Orchestra @ Putnam Den, 5/10/13
If there were any doubt that the Capital District is solidly on the Funk map, recent events should take care of that.
Fri May 10, 2013
Albany Times Union
City announces line-up for 2013 Alive at Five
Funk, reggae, country, blues and anthemic Reagan-era radio pop will all find their way to the Albany Riverfront Park this summer, as the city's newly announced 2013 Alive at Five concert series is set to kick off on June 6 with enduring blues rockers the Fabulous Thunderbirds and close, on Aug.
Thu May 09, 2013
Musical journey into Afrika
YOU can call him the Godfather of Hip-Hop , or one of the most important Americans of the 20th century .
Tue May 07, 2013
[News] George Clinton Compares Chief Keef To Funkadelic
George Clinton found an interesting musical link. The Funk pioneer said he compares Chief Keef's "I Don't Like" to Funkadelic's "Get Off Your Ass and Jam," a 1975 song Clinton wrote that has been sampled by Public Enemy, Tupac and Schoolly D, among others.
Best of New Orleans
George Clinton Day in New Orleans
New Orleans has officially named May 5, 2013 as 'George Clinton Day', proclaimed so Sunday night by Councilwoman Susan Guidry at the House of Blues at the behest of the fabulous DJ Soul Sister who organized the whole shebang.
Mon May 06, 2013
Saturday Night: George Clinton & the P-Funk All-Stars at House of Blues
George Clinton has strong ties to the city of Houston, which has been evident with the bounty of shows he's thrown our way over the past several years.
Sat May 04, 2013
Hot Docs Daily: Finding the Funk, Anita, Alias
It ain't over until it's over, and there is still one full weekend of Hot Doc'ing left! First up, get grooving and body-moving with Finding the Funk , a history of the musical genre of funk.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Tonight, George Clinton headlines a funkfest at the Fox.
The creations of Detroit Public School children in grades K-12 will be on display at the DIA starting Saturday.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
This Time Will.i.am Got 'Accidentally' Involved In A Copyright Debacle
After rapper, producer and Black Eyed Pea Will.i.am was accused of plagiarising his song "Let's Go" off of DJ Arty and Matt Zo, he came clean this week and admitted to infringing copyright.
Swindle readies second album, Long Live The Jazz
Swindle will release his second album on June 16th. A member of influential grime collective Butterz , the South London DJ and producer will follow up 2009's Curriculum Vitae with Long Live The Jazz , to be released through Deep Medi Musik .
Tue Apr 23, 2013
R.I.P. Parliament-Funkadelic Bassist Cordell 'Boogie' Mosson
Parliament-Funkadelic's Cordell "Boogie" Mosson has died at the age of 60, according to band leader George Clinton's official website .
Gonzo's Top 5: 'Wicked,' George Clinton, Wynonna, Kenny Chesney and more
Gonzo's Top 5: Don't miss "Wicked," which opens April 24 and runs through May 5 at Miller Auditorium in Kalamazoo! The Broadway musical is best known for winning multiple awards including three Tony Awards and a Grammy, as well as the hearts of fans of everywhere.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Finding The Funk
A breezy, anecdotal history of the body-moving musical genre, Finding The Funk benefits greatly from the presence of Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson , of The Roots, as its de-facto guide.