Onyx Collective

New York City’s Onyx Collective has collaborated with Canadian funk partners Chromeo on their current single “Tango.” It is their third collaboration together and all of the songs are part of a larger project they are completing in the future. “Tango” is about fleeting relationships and sounds a bit likeContinue Reading

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George Clinton

George Clinton will receive his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame as part of this year’s group of honorees. Clinton will join Martha Reeves, The Black Eyed Peas, Ashanti, the late Nipsey Hussle, DJ Khaled, Avril Lavigne and Los Huracanes Del Norte. Each recipient will have their own individualContinue Reading

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A documentary about the life of Rick James is coming to Showtime soon. Sacha Jenkins has directed Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James. The film looks at James’s career and his triumph as the King of Punk-Funk in the ’80s. There is rare performance footage, interviews with friends,Continue Reading

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James Brown recorded “The Boss” for the Black Caesar soundtrack in 1973. Larry Cohen directed the movie that starred former football star Fred Williamson as the head of a Black crime syndicate. Brown’s theme song was quickly recognized for its funky guitar and ostentatious horns that fit Williamson’s gait, statusContinue Reading

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