Category Archives: Funk

Lenny Kravitz Deals With Relationships On Low

Lenny Kravitz’s Raise Vibration album is being revealed for its versatility with the release of “Low” today. Kravitz previously shared the politically-inclined “It’s Enough” and “Low” is the new single solely about relationships. He sings about the stress of trying to have love with a partner who is always challenging his self-esteem. Audiences who see Kravitz on tour this summer will get to hear music from Raise Vibration before it comes out in September. 

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Tuxedo & Zapp Perform Shy On Conan

 Tuxedo and Zapp perform “Shy” on Conan and bring ’80s funk into 2018. They made the whole retro scene complete with dancers on rollerskates. Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One released Tuxedo II last year.

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George Clinton’s Parliament Release Medicaid Fraud Dogg

Parliament’s Medicaid Fraud Dogg is their first album in 38 years. The last time they were heard from was the 1980 album Trombipulation. Their critique of the American medical system is happening in the midst of President Trump’s attack on Obamacare and the country’s open conflict around the politics of medical care. Stream Medicaid Fraud Dogg below and catch Clinton on his last tour this year. 

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Kaytranada Remixes The Internet’s Roll (Burbank Funk)

Kaytranada remixes The Internet’s infectious “Roll (Burbank Funk)” with P-Funk keyboards, Patrick Paige’s submerged bassline and Syd and Steve Lacy’s voices in acapella mode. Both versions are ideal for roller rink excursions, summer parties and electric slide marathons. Kaytranada leaves more room between each sound and lets Syd’s heavy breaths fade out at the end. 

 

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Parliament: I’m Gon Make U Sick Of O’ Me Feat. Scarface & Mudbone Official Video

George Clinton’s Parliament criticizes the medical industry in the video for “I’m Gon Make U O’ Sick Me.” Scarface, Mudbone Cooper, Clinton’s granddaughters Kandy Apple Redd and Nakid87 join him and band for the video that takes place mostly in a hospital. Clinton is the patient and Scarface is Dr. Feelgood looking for a way to give him the ultimate healing. “I’m Gon Make U Sick O’ Me” is Parliament’s first new song in 38 years. The new album is called Medicaid Fraud Dog and it has a to be announced release date. Clinton made the announcement two weeks ago that he is retiring from touring next year and right now he and the group are on the road through the summer. 

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