"I’m proud that he’s into the funk and glad him and others are bringing some new funk back," he told HipHopDX.

From Compton to a funky planet, Kendrick Lamar can exist just about anywhere.

The Sound

With a March 23 release date looming, there aren’t too many details left to reveal about Kendrick Lamar’s upcoming album, To Pimp A Butterfly. Friday brought the leak of a third track from the album in the form of “King Kunta,” and late Sunday, the official tracklist with featured artists was made public via iTunes. […]

Funk legend George Clinton has had a long history of legal woes when it comes to the ownership of his large musical catalogue. While the “Flash Light” creator was awarded his masters back in the past few years, he was just hit with some disappointing news about said master recordings. The U.S. Court of Appeals […]

Celebrity News

  In a recent VLAD-TV interview, George Clinton sat down with Don Juan to talk about what’s going on in his world. The Atomic Dog himself is about to chronicle his life in a reality show that will cover his  legal battles, as well as his family life. According to Okayplayer.com, during the course of […]

The more things change, the more they stay the same. One person who personifies that saying is funk legend George Clinton. This past weekend, the “Atomic Dog” creator came back home to Newark, New Jersey to perform his FunkFest at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Though the show was everything you’d imagine a George […]

Funk Master George Clinton hasn’t had the best luck over the last few years. Now, Uncle Sam is after the “Atomic Dog” singer. Clinton owes the government a little over $115,000 in back taxes. According to a federal tax lien, George Clinton is in the red for the years 2007 and 2008. Clinton reportedly owes […]

Life is a cycle. We go through pain to become more appreciative of the joy in our lives. Nobody understands that concept more than Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins. She has experienced her fair share of pain in the last few years. She’s had to contend with the swine flu, a brain tumor, and an ongoing bout with Sickle Cell […]

Stars in the 1970s looked far out, from Funkadelic Parliament, Stevie Wonder and his Applejack to Ron Isley’s colorful jump suits. Take a look back at the decade that shaped many young artists to come. Times were wild and self expression reigned in this decade. But what do they look like now? Check it out: […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Plainfield Avenue & Third Street, Plainfield, NJ When: 1955 What: When he was 16, the funk pioneer formed a Doo-wop group inspired by Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers called The Parliaments while working at a barber salon straightening hair. They would later become Parliament, the acid-funk alter-ego […]

The legendary R&B Singer, George Clinton has been hospitalized with an infection in his leg. The infection was discovered by doctors during a routine check up. Doctors decided to keep the 69 year-old  as a precaution to make sure he received proper medical treatment. Reps for Clinton said that he is expected to make a full recovery. […]

The lineup for the 17th annual Essence Music Festival was announced and features such heavyweights as Kanye West, Mary J. Blige and Jill Scott amongst others.