Tag Archives: funk music

  • ‘Piano & A Microphone': Unreleased Prince Album Gets Release Date

    ‘Piano & A Microphone': Unreleased Prince Album Gets Release Date

    We live in a an exciting/creepy new era in which whenever a major artist dies, they merely begin the next phase of their output. That’s especially true of Prince, who is believed to have had enough material locked away in his vault to power three or four music careers, and the latest announcement from The […]

  • “Enter Sandman (FUNKED UP)” by The North 41 (Video)

    “Enter Sandman (FUNKED UP)” by The North 41 (Video)

    The world would probably continue to turn without kitschy funk covers of popular rock favorites. But really, what would be the point? Chicago funk outfit The North 41 has provided a new one that’s getting a lot of viral attention online, a Metallica cover entitled “Enter Sandman (FUNKED UP)” that earns its “FUNKED UP” designation […]

  • Prince Discography Annotated by the Prince Estate

    Prince Discography Annotated by the Prince Estate

    Prince has one of the densest discographies of any recent artist, and truth be told most people only know the core biggies: Dirty Mind through Sign o’ the Times, with maybe the Batman soundtrack album thrown in for good measure. The Prince estate recently unveiled a new way to explore Prince’s famous discography, and will hopefully encourage a few fans to […]

  • ‘The Beautiful One': Prince’s Unfinished Memoirs to be Published

    ‘The Beautiful One': Prince’s Unfinished Memoirs to be Published

    I feel confident in saying that Prince is probably the only person to have ever lived that could really pull off titling his own memoirs The Beautiful One. So it’s a good thing that before his untimely death a couple of years ago he capitalized on that capability, writing out 50 pages of the project by […]

  • ‘The Black Album': Surfaced Copies of Lost Prince Record Sell for $15K

    ‘The Black Album': Surfaced Copies of Lost Prince Record Sell for $15K

    Even though a later re-released version has been available on TIDAL for a while now, Prince‘s The Black Album remains one of the most legendary “lost albums” of all time – again, even though it isn’t really lost anymore. For proof, just take a look at the price three recently surfaced copies of the record […]

  • ‘World Wide Funk': New Bootsy Collins Record Features Snoop Dogg, Iggy Pop

    ‘World Wide Funk': New Bootsy Collins Record Features Snoop Dogg, Iggy Pop

    Funk legend Bootsy Collins has returned to the scene with his first album in six years, and it’s an overstuffed affair packed with guest stars and cameo appearances in the vein of the Holy Ghost’s late-period records. But unlike Bootsy’s celebrity-packed last album Tha Funk Capital of the World, World Wide Funk is populated by […]