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George Clinton

14 years ago by Abel Folgar
George Clinton's musical career began almost 40 years ago when he literally stepped out of the barbershop with his doo-wop outfit, The Parliaments, and scored big with the 1967 hit "I Wanna Testify." Not bad for a teen from Jersey. However, not until the P-Funk mothership rocketed from his brain...
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George Clinton Gonna Bring That Funk to the Fillmore

3 years ago by David Rolland
The past 12 months have been tragic for Parliament Funkadelic. The grandmasters of funk have seen two members of their collective fall. Last June, keyboardist extraordinaire Bernie Worrell died of cancer, and just this past January, their former musical director, Junie Morrison, passed away. But those expecting the group's show...
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George Clinton at Revolution Live October 25

7 years ago by Victor Gonzalez
George Clinton at Revolution Live October 25
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George Clinton Funks Up WMC's 30th Anniversary

5 years ago by Jacob Katel
George Clinton is one of the God particles of hip-hop. Like James Brown before him, his crucial contributions to the world of funk form the basis of rap as we know it. Not just the samples, the breaks, the ripoffs, and the re-writes, but the classics. From De La Soul's...
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Funkadelic’s George Clinton on WMC 2015 and the Funk in Techno

5 years ago by Jacob Katel
George Clinton has a long and wild history with Miami. Not only did he snort mini-mountains of coke in Brickell's Four Ambassadors Hotel while George H.W. Bush declared his War on Drugs from inside the same building, but he also cooked a giant crack rock here that he refused to...
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Funkadelic’s George Clinton on Shake the Gate, Recording With Kendrick Lamar

5 years ago by Jacob Katel
George Clinton has fought so many lawyers, he can smoke a spliff rolled in a Habeas Corpus and still know every word printed on it. For decades he has fought for legal and monetary justice over song copyrights he says were fraudulently signed out from under him and then exploited...
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Okeechobee Music Festival 2017: Funk Ruled With George Clinton, Solange, and Usher and the Roots

3 years ago by Kat Bein
The weirdos were out in full force at Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival. Minds were pushed as far to the edge of sanity as socially acceptable. In festie land, anything goes. George Clinton and his legendary Parliament Funkadelic lit the fuse on Okeechobee's rocket ship Saturday with a funkdafied performance on the Now stage.
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Ben Greenman on Questlove, George Clinton Memoirs: "When It Comes To These Books, You Have To Audition"

5 years ago by Jacob Katel
A great book is like a great song, once it gets in your head, it's in there for the rest of your life. Just ask Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and George Clinton, two of America's greatest living recording artists, and now authors. Their albums and shows have pushed the creative boundaries...
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George Clinton and Four Other Funky Brothers Who Owe the IRS Back Taxes

7 years ago by Victor Gonzalez
He's considered the forefather of funk and he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 15 years ago. But to the Federal Government and the Internal Revenue Service, George Clinton is a delinquent. According to TMZ, Clinton owes Uncle Sam more than $115,000 in unpaid taxes from...

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