Monthly Archives December 2014

Black Woodstock circa 1969

Black Woodstock circa 1969

 “I left because I didn’t feel that Black people were going to get their due, and I still don’t.”  Nina Simone 1997

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40th Anniversary of Blaxploitation Vol. 6 – 1975

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Celebrating the 40th anniversaries of Blaxploitation films and films that starred Black actors during the Blaxploitation film genre. These films were released from January 1 – December 31, 1975 during the “Greatest Decade Ever” in Black cinematic history.

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insideplaya LOVES D’Angelo

insideplaya LOVES D’Angelo

Earlier this year, I posted portions of an article originally published ‎through the blog insideplaya, about D’Angelo.  A tough love piece, it rendered facts about the business of the music industry, the legacy of FUNK, and Michael “D’Angelo” Archer’s career.

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Introducing Our Afrotopia Brand

Introducing Our Afrotopia Brand

Afrotopia, our funky retro brand, features Vintage Black images from the 1950’s.

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Introducing Our SuperBad Soulware Brand

Introducing Our SuperBad Soulware Brand

Our new SuperBad Soulware Line, our funky house brand, includes our SuperBad, SuperFly, SuperBad Superhero, Soul Brother, Soul Sister, Soul Baby and Soul Princess items.

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Introducing Our Funky Turns 40 Brand

Introducing Our Funky Turns 40 Brand

Our new Funky Turns 40 Line, based on our highly successful traveling exhibition, includes our embroidered t-shirts and funky party accessories – everything you need to commemorate your special FUNKY BIRTHDAY or MILESTONE!

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Black Rice

Black Rice

West Africans had been growing varieties of rice for several thousand years before the start of the slave trade with the colonies. Should Black folks get reparations for creating what is now a billion dollar plus rice industry. I say YES!!!

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Introducing The Museum Of UnCut Funk Store

Introducing The Museum Of UnCut Funk Store

Just in time for the holiday gift giving season we have launched our virtual Museum Of UnCut Funk Store, the FUNKIEST STORE on the planet!!!

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SuperBad, Super Fly and Soulful

SuperBad, Super Fly and Soulful

Calling all Soul Brothers…

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Sexy, Foxy and Soulful

Sexy, Foxy and Soulful

Calling all Soul Sisters…

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Wilt Chamberlain USPS Stamp

Wilt Chamberlain USPS Stamp

The Forever Stamps focus on two phases of Chamberlain’s career: his days in Philly, where he led the 76ers to an NBA title in 1967; and his days with the Lakers in Los Angeles, where he left with another NBA title.

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More Thoughts on Fat Albert By Floyd Norman

More Thoughts on Fat Albert By Floyd Norman

Floyd  Norman was employed as an inbetweener ( the process of generating intermediate frames between two images to give the appearance that the first image evolves smoothly into the second image) on Sleeping Beauty at Walt Disney Productions, becoming the first Black artist to remain at the studio on a long-term basis. This is a follow up to his article on his recollections of his pitch to Bill Cosby for his new animated show.

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Bill Cosby and Fat Albert by Floyd Norman

Bill Cosby and Fat Albert by Floyd Norman

Floyd E. Norman  is a animator, writer, and comic book artist. Over the course of his career, Norman has worked for a number of animation companies, among them Walt Disney Animation Studios, Hanna-Barbera Productions, Ruby-Spears, Film Roman and Pixar. This is his article on his recollections of his pitch to Bill Cosby for his new animated show.

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Another FUNKIN’ PSA – 14 Pages of FUNK

Another FUNKIN’ PSA – 14 Pages of FUNK

This is in celebration of 14 pages of the Funkalicious blog.  In lieu of current events, I simply want to document profound photos of yesteryear and yesterday… another PSA

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THE FUNKY FILMS OF P.T. ANDERSON

THE FUNKY FILMS OF P.T. ANDERSON

Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film “Inherent Vice” hits theaters on January 9th.  The seventh feature from P.T., it stars Joaquin Phoenix, who starred in his last movie “The Master.”  Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Benicio del Toro, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, Jena Malone, Owen Wilson and Eric Roberts are also cast in the picture, set in the 70’s, about an adventure of an L.A. detective.

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THE FUNKALICIOUS 25 FOR 2014

THE FUNKALICIOUS 25 FOR 2014

There was a lot of FUNKY Music this year!  Not limited to the genre of FUNK, several icons and legends in music released new albums, as well as some of music’s newer FUNKY artists.  Here’s the FUNKALICIOUS list for 2014…

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