Black Musicians

The New Princess of Funk

  Janelle Monae is known to most via her appearance on Big Boi’s compilation release Big Boi Presents… Got Purp? Vol. II. Featured on the

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Aretha Cancels Her Tour

Recently out of the hospital, Aretha Franklin has been told no touring until Spring. According to her publicist No Doubt Marketing and Media, the undisputed

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Dates 4 Welcome 2 America

    The first run of dates for Prince’s “Welcome 2 America” tour were announced Monday (10/27) morning. Purple Rain will fall on New Jersey December 14,

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Funkin’ Video Games

  I’m funkin’ pissed off about the new tactic that video games are using for their advertising. While I don’t knock anybody for playing video

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Funky Franklin

  Aretha, “The Queen of Soul,” Franklin has chosen Halle Berry and Denzel Washington to star in her forthcoming biopic. Berry would portray Franklin in the

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Funkin’ Lauryn Hill

  Lauryn Hill made a special appearance at this year’s “Rock The Bells” concert in New York recently (8/29). Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Swizz Beatz, Chris Rock,

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Prince After Dark

  Prince has done impromptu sets at clubs around the country, and I imagine the world, for years. Last night (8/19), his highness was chillin’

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Remembering Robert Wilson

  BELOW IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE GAP BAND’S PUBLICIST Palmdale, California – August 16, 2010 – Robert Wilson, one third of sibiling funk

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Funk In The Movies

  George Clinton’s “Horrorween” is in post-production.  The King of Funk composed the soundtrack for the film and also has a cameo. When two students are working

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Purple Passion!

  I don’t believe anyone would dispute the unique FUNK stylings of Prince when it comes to his music. Simply a master musician, he’s been

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Funk At The Grammys

  George Clinton walked the red carpet at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards for 2010. The living legend talked about his new album with fellow

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