funk

When it comes to funk, as illustrated in the new VH1 documentary Finding the Funk airing again on VH1 in March, there are several groups…

When Spike Lee needed funds for his new movie, he turned to his fans, friends and supporters who answered the call, raising over $1.2 million…

Keyboardist, Composer, Producer and Singer George Duke is dead at the age of 67. Duke died at St. John’s Hospital in Los Angeles on Monday.…

Writer, producer and cultural critic Nelson George has covered Black music since his stint at Billboard’s black music editor in the early 80′s. During that…

You might know him as the leader of Chic, or the guy playing guitar on Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” but he’s responsible for a lot more of your favorite tunes. SOURCE Nile Rodgers isn’t a household name, but he’s the man behind some of the best – and most important – dance music of all […]

Check out all of the exclusive footage that Magic 98.9’s Ultimate Fan Experience Winner Kelly Tatum got to capture while at the Old School Funk Fest at the Palace theatre. The winner had a chance to hang out back stage with the bands, take pictures, and video tape their experience. See all of the highlights […]

jungle boogie (jungle –oft attrib to Hindi jangal + boogie – prob alter of bogle – goblin, object of fear) a 1974 hit by Kool & the Gang, frequently sampled by hip-hop artists, perhaps the funkiest piece of music ever recorded.