funk

In an interview with Funk Master Flex Birdman spoke on the beef that’s been cooking up between his two artists Drake, and Tyga who seems to be the one deepest in his feelings out of the two ironically…..

Hip-Hop is a genre built on sampling. However, most young fans of the music rarely know that a drum loop on a KRS-One song was…

MACY’S MUSIC FESTIVAL 2011 ARTIST SPOTLIGHT CHAKA KHAN STAY CONNECTED THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE MACY’S MUSIC FESTIVAL SEASON & BEYOND FOLLOW ON TWITTER – @MACYSMUSICFEST, #MMF2011 FOLLOW CHAKA KHAN ON TWITTER – @REALCHAKAKHAN You already know her for her voice, her catalog of chart-topping and Grammy-winning hits, but now it’s time to get to know Chaka […]

NEW YORK — In what would be a stepping stone in his career, rapper Andre 3000 may play famed guitarist Jimi Hendrix in a upcoming independent biopic. The news was divulged from actress Hayley Atwell who told Esquire magazine that she will possibly be working on the project along the Outkast member. Previous attempts to […]

KISSDETROIT – Chaka Khan, just like her fellow Chicagoan Kanye West, performs a very personable set when she interacts with the audience. While at the Essence Music Festival Khan performed what she referred to as her ‘baby daddy song’. The actual title of the song is ‘Pack My Bags’ This next song I call my […]

It’s Tuesday, June 7th and guess what Cincinnati funk/R&B/soul music lovers? We are very excited because we’re celebrating one of the most popular and iconic performers in music’s birthday. Legendary vocalist, actor, musician, producer and songwriter Prince (born Prince Rogers Nelson) turns 53 today so let the party begin and the good times roll! TOP […]

We know it’s the last thing music fans of all ages want to hear just hours after a variety of holiday celebrations have officially ended, but on this cold winter night, we regret to inform you all of the passing of legendary performer and multi-instrumentalist Teena Marie, age 54. We hear Teena Marie’s beloved daughter, […]

It has truly been yet another exciting and event filled weekend for the WizNation family and Radio One Cincinnati staff and crew as we took time to celebrate at the 22nd Annual Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion at Sawyer Point. It’s the type of family gathering you must attend if you’re anywhere near the city or […]

Master musician Prince has reportedly been sued by a former attorney this morning as news swarms of the uprise. The singer has apparently failed to pay his legal bills forcing Ed McPherson to file claims in the Los Angeles County Superior Court on yesterday. McPherson says that Prince currently owes him a sum of $50,000 […]

jungle boogie (jungle –oft attrib to Hindi jangal + boogie – prob alter of bogle – goblin, object of fear) a 1974 hit by Kool & the Gang, frequently sampled by hip-hop artists, perhaps the funkiest piece of music ever recorded.

  Yesterday, I was invited to Bootsy Collins’ ranch to be a part of a video shoot along with Withrow High School’s Marching Band. On the way there people drove past me riding in dune buggies, and I saw cows while big a*s bugs hit the wind shield. Basically, Sir Bootsy’s ranch was way out. […]