Currently on tour with 70s psych-pop star Todd Rundgren, Dam-Funk talks about how it came together, his favorite unsung musicians, and selects some of his favorite Rundgren cuts.
Peter Holslin needs a new pair of Locs “Funk is not a fad, it’s a way of life.” If you’ve ever read an interview with Damon Riddick, aka Dâm-Funk, you’ve probably heard him say this memorable line. And if you’re not quite sure what he means by that, you might have a better idea after […]
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The note attached to the Soundcloud of the latest Dam-Funkadelic odyssey says “self-explanatory.” And when you title a song like this, he’s right. The difference between self-righteous and righteous is knowing when to let your actions speak for you. The title of this song expresses the idea, but the music explains why. To paraphrase Ferris […]
The video treatment is as straightforward as the message. Do your thing, which in the case of Snoop means smoking bleezies while Dam-Funk is posted up by the bar drinking Godfathers, keytar strapped, and distilling the same no-nonsense approach as your favorite Don. As you might expect, there is a gyrating girl who has been […]
Chris Daly kicks it like Liu Kang.  Nocando is a man of many talents. A free style street fighter capable of spitting Chun Li kick-like licks. The host of the Low End Theory, which if you don’t know about by now, you just don’t know, you know? Launcher of labels named after X-Men nemeses. Wearer […]
Dam-Funk, one half of 7 Days of Funk, the man who single-handedly revived an entire genre with only plutonium drums, a cat and a keytar, is our guest for the latest Shots Fired. Topics covered include: the story of how he and Snoop came together, social media, independent music, and the idea of stardom. Also, […]
Dam-Funk Keeps Flowing January 27, 2014
While the Macklemoorish Invasion reigned at the Grammy’s, Dam-Funk cut this ice-cold but conversely sizzling jam to instruct y’all to “Keep Going.” You can read my Twitter timeline if you want to know what I really thought about music’s biggest and most bogus awards show. My tastes will always be inclined towards the subterranean, so […]