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  1. Rick JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Rick James was an American musician, composer and actor. Influenced by singers such as Marvin Gaye and Smokey Robinson, James started singing in doo-wop and R&B groups as a teenager in his hometown of Buffalo, New York.

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  2. Western New York Independent Label Three 2 Go Music Announces the...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | SBWire

    ... artist has a unique musical style and sound. Although Buffalo is known for being the home of the late funk legend Rick James, these artists share a common passion for music while carving out new musical paths that are each their own. All for Nothin, ...

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  3. The 25 Most Memorable Grammy Looks of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Time

    ... was ever a duo that embodied the gender-blurring, decadent funk of the '80s, it would be none other than Rick James and Grace Jones who presented an award together in 1983. The supermodel singer wore a structurally ambitious dress and a ...

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  4. Pro-Shot Full Show Video: Swift Technique Horns Join The Disco Biscuits For David Bowie Cover & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | JamBase

    ... Following "The Very Moon" the four-piece Swift Technique Horns were brought out to augment a bust out cover of Rick James' "Give It To Me Baby," which had been played by Bisco once before on Halloween in 2015. The ending of "Morph Dusseldorf" also ...

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  5. Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | UPI

    Those born on the date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include: Composer Victor Herbert in 1859; Hattie Caraway of Arkansas, first woman elected to the U.S. Senate, in 1878; film director John Ford in 1894; National Hockey League executive Conn Smythe in 1895; actor Clark Gable in 1901; poet Langston Hughes in 1902; humorist S.J. Perelman in 1904; cabaret singer Hildegarde Loretta Sell in 1906; film and special effects director George Pal in 1908; actor Stuart Whitman in 1928 ; former Russian President Boris Yeltsin in 1931; singer Don Everly in 1937; comedian Garrett Morris in 1937 ; actor Sherman Hemsley in 1938; actor/director Terry Jones in 1942 ; journalist Fred Barnes in 1943 ; journalist Jessica Savitch in 1947; singer Rick James in 1948; actor Billy Mumy in 1954 ; Princess Stephanie of Monaco in 1965 ; actor Sherilyn Fenn in 1965 ; singer Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of ... (more)

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  6. Mary Jane GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | BBC News

    The Mary Jane Girls are an American R&B, soul and funk group in the 1980s. They were protegees of singer Rick James.

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  7. Fox Street & Friends Do Boogie Nights & BlowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Denver Westword

    ... Friends Do Boogie Nights & Blow and will highlight music from both motion picture soundtracks, including songs by Rick James, David Bowie and Prince; Tiger Party will play the music of LCD Soundsystem Sign up for our weekly guide to events in ...

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  8. Running the Record Plant, Part 2: Staying AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KQED

    After getting up and running in the early 1970s with some celebrity local musicians and KSAN broadcasts , the Record Plant in Sausalito seemed to be thriving in the last half of the decade. Steve Wonder, Fleetwood Mac, and Rick James all used the studio to record hits, and it's where Prince cut his debut album.

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  9. Review: Childish Gambino Gets Immersed in the FunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Weekender

    ... cartoonish production and silly wordplay are gone. Instead of rapping, Gambino sings from the gut, sounding like Rick James on the spine-tingling "Zombies," featuring up-and-coming singer-rapper Kari Faux. "They can smell your money, and they want ...

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  10. [Album Review] Childish Gambino gets immersed in the funkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... cartoonish production and silly wordplay are gone. Instead of rapping, Gambino sings from the gut, sounding like Rick James on the spine-tingling "Zombies," featuring up-and-coming singer-rapper Kari Faux. "They can smell your money, and they want ...

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  11. Review: Childish Gambino Gets Immersed in the FunkRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | KDWN

    ... cartoonish production and silly wordplay are gone. Instead of rapping, Gambino sings from the gut, sounding like Rick James on the spine-tingling "Zombies," featuring up-and-coming singer-rapper Kari Faux. "They can smell your money, and they want ...

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  12. Man Found Dead in Hollywood Hills Apartment ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... known as the Oakwood Apartments, and has long been a home for established and aspiring actors and artists. Singer Rick James was found dead inside his apartment in 2004, and in 2010 actor Corey Haim was rushed out of the complex in an ambulance and ...

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  13. Police: Man Found Dead In Toluca Lake Apartment Complex Was Armenian Gang MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... Oakwood Apartments that provided temporary housing to child actors and up-and-coming stars in Hollywood. Singer Rick James lived there and was found dead there in 2004. Mehdi Dumartin was shocked to hear the news. "Usually it's very quiet. I love ...

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  14. X Factor contestants to perform twice in battle for final four placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... in an effort to reach the final four, including a mix of MC Hammer's U Can't Touch This and Super Freak by Rick James. The north London-born act will also sing a blend of Push It by Salt-N-Pepa and Black Beatles by US hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd. The ...

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  15. X Factor song choices for Louis Loves revealed: Which classic ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Daily Star

    ... loving a bit of Britney. For Louis Loves, Honey G will perform U Can't Touch This by MC Hammer and Super Freak by Rick James while Saara will sing The Winner Takes It All by ABBA. Honey G will rap Push It by Salt-N-Pepa and Black Beatles by Rae ...

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  16. Secrets and Gems About Dave Chappelle and 'Chappelle's Show' Have Recently SurfacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Hypebeast.com

    ... ased off of a family member to Dave being appreciative yet annoyed with the feedback he received from his classic Rick James sketch, check out the video above to found out more.

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  17. Not everyone loved Kate McKinnon's beautiful SNL tribute to Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | She Knows

    ... of The Walking Dead 's shocking Season 7 premiere . Our only misgivings about that sketch are that Chappelle's Rick James or R. Kelly didn't pop in for a second. Chappelle's opening monologue was nothing short of perfect as well. Though his opener ...

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  18. Watch Dave Chappelle Coolly Arrive On The Saturday Night Live SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    ... Bush," to a black white supremacist named Clayton Bigsby, and even caricatures of real life figures such as Rick James (bitch) and Prince . The format of Chappelle's Show has been emulated numerous times over the years (particular by Key & Peele ) ...

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  19. 7 Famous Residents of Forest Lawn CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | WNYMedia.net

    ... House. Not to be outdone by a U.S. president, Buffalo native son James Ambrose Johnson, Jr. (better known as Rick James) rose to fame as a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and R&B and funk musician. As written previously, the city boasts a . ...

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  20. Dave Chappelle Is Hosting Saturday Night Live For The First Time - WHAT?! OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Perez Hilton

    ... medic and musical variety. We just really hope they find a way for Chappelle to bring back his hilarious Prince , Rick James , or Lil Jon impressions! Whaaat?? OK!

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