Daily Archives: January 7, 2016

P-Funk Keyboardist Bernie Worrell Has Cancer Diagnosis

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Bernie Worrell, who is a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and has played on numerous classics from the band, has been diagnosed with stage-four liver and lung cancer. Worrell’s goal is to heal but also to release his Retrospectives album quickly before his health worsens. There is an Indiegogo campaign to raise $10,000 for the project with 2 weeks and about $500 to go.

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The Get Down Sizzle Reel

The Get Down is Baz Luhrmann’s Netflix series that takes place in the Bronx during hip-hop’s emergence in the ’70’s. The storyline is about the way new graffiti, hip-hop, punk, disco,  B-boys and B-girls created a subculture that would influence future generations. Jaden Smith joined the cast to play the role of graffiti artist Marcus “Dizzee” King. Grandmaster Flash is an associate producer and advisor of the drama which will debut sometime in 2016.

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The Internet-Get Away On Jimmy Kimmel Live

The Internet made their Jimmy Kimmel Live! debut last night and performed “Get Away” from their 2015 Ego Death and survived problems with the sound.

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Gangsta Boo-1999 Official Video

Gangsta Boo reminisces about 1999 and her days with the Three 6 Mafia as they pioneered trap music in Memphis. “1999” is from her free Candy, Diamonds & Pills EP.

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