Jordan Ryan Pedersen takes a critical look at Numero Group's reissue of music by Pastor T.L. Barrett.
Will Hagle tells you why Dam-Funk's one off joints are better than your best stuff.
Max Bell lives for the funk and dies for the funk. Seven is the name George Costanza ostensibly wanted for his first child. I don’t think L.A. based singer and producer Seven Davis Jr.’s parents were big fans of Mickey Mantle or Seinfeld, but I won’t rule it out until I can ask him and check […]
To have your letter considered, send your questions, comments, and favorite Charles Hamilton lyrics to [email protected] Hey can you guys make an official Future mixtape? I can’t follow that fool. He releases crappy album but insanely sick songs on his & other’s mixtapes and I just need a list of his cuts! THX -Chris T. […]
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The Ohio Players, Lakeside, Slave, Heatwave, Dazz Band, Faze-O, Zapp. The Midwest, and Ohio especially, has always been about the funk. Though, as of late, it’s been left coast artists like Mothership descendant Dam-Funk who have been Searchin’ 4 Funk’s Future (he also works with Steve Arrington of Slave). So it only make sense that artists […]
Let the image start the story. Kings and Raiders caps and gold ropes. Murderous grimaces and Eric Wright in the middle, mean-mugging the camera. It’s difficult to extricate N.W.A. from Above the Law because that was how it began. Livin Like Hustlers had Dre on assistant production (and two full beats of his own). Eazy […]
The Soundcloud description on “Sushi,” Dam-Funk’s latest gratis giveaway reads, “Self-Explanatory. Take Care Y’ All.” It’s not hard to interpret when you put on a pair of headphones. The synthesizers are as bright orange as smelt roe. The chords are fresh and ripe as good avocado. And Dam-Funk is only capable of bringing the raw. […]