Parliament Funkadelic

All you funkateers old school and new old school, you may wanna get a ticket to see the Godfather of funk one last time as George Clinton announced that he’s retiring from touring May 2019. Billboard reports that the 76-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer recently underwent heart surgery for his pacemaker, but says […]

The man often referred to as ‘the Jimi Hendrix of the keyboards’ is dead. Bernie Worrell died at the age of 71 Friday. His skilled keyboard playing for Parliament-Funkadelic in the 70s and 80s influenced generations of musicians from various genres–funk, rock, hip-hop and more. His wife Judie announced on his Facebook page that Worrell […]

George Clinton, principal architect of P-Funk,  joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss his music career and new memoir “Brothas Be, Yo Like George,…

The more things change, the more they stay the same. One person who personifies that saying is funk legend George Clinton. This past weekend, the “Atomic Dog” creator came back home to Newark, New Jersey to perform his FunkFest at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Though the show was everything you’d imagine a George […]

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History will feature 1970’s funk band Parliament Funkadelic’s Mothership as a permanent piece of its music exhibition when it open its door in 2015. First appearing in 1977, the smoke-spewing stage prop quickly became an emblem of the band’s eclectic spirit and a symbol of the post civil […]