Funk

  If you’re one of the more than 10 million Americans that get the blues in the winter, Klassik’s EP might be just what the doctor…

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. Died was born on January 12, 1946 in San Rafael, California. George Duke’s talents crossed over jazz and mainstream musical genres.  His claim to fame started with the album The […]

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…

RICHMOND, VA. (RADIO-ONE KISS): Jazz Cafe at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Thursdays, 6 -9 pm, in the BEST Cafe in conjunction with the Richmond Jazz Society, www.vajazz.org; Friday Art & Wine/Meet Up with Art at VMFA, 5 – 8:30pm, www.vmfa.state.va.us. Volunteer to cheer in the Summer Games for Special Olympics Virginia, June 7 […]

Check out the official music video for the Bar-Kays’ brand new music video for the featured single “Grown Folks.” The funky R&B, pop and soul hybrid, if you recall, brought you classic hits “Holy Ghost” and “Hit & Run,” but now this new single is one we’re ready to roll with this fall. After viewing, […]

Funk icon Sly Stone has been ordered to remain in rehab for another 60 days as part of a plea deal relating to a drug possession charge. The singer was taken into custody in April after Los Angeles police found cocaine in a car he was a passenger in during a search of the vehicle […]

George Clinton is suing his former lawyers for $10 million over allegations they failed to pursue two cases of copyright infringement on his behalf. Clinton, 69, claims he hired Oscar Yule Lewis, Jr. from Hendricks & Lewis in Seattle to help him regain the rights to a number of master recordings made with his band […]

American Idol Alum Fantasia Barrino was crowned the champ of the show’s third season that saw an amateur Jennifer Hudson dismissed before she went on…

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.

Away from the noise and mayhem of the Bottom, there’s a place where good music, good food and good times steal the show. “The Camel” is a hip spot that continues to attract some of Richmond’s best jazz, funk and bluegrass performers night in and night out. Located at 1621 W. Broad Street, the venue […]