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35 Years Ago: Funkadelic Releases ‘Uncle Jam Wants You’

Thirty five years ago, Funkadelic released their funky jam ‘Uncle Jam Wants You.’

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Family Reunion Soundtrack: Songs to Play When Ratchet Aunts, Drunk Uncles & More Act Up

Family reunions are always fun. But only before it becomes clear why everyone gets together only once a year. Under the sweltering heat of the sun, grown sisters bicker about adolescent incidents and uncles go overboard, blaming their behavior on the alcohol. Fa

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Black Eyed Peas, George Clinton Settle Lawsuit Over Song Sample

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- George Clinton and the Black Eyed Peas have settled a lawsuit in which the funk pioneer accused the pop group of using his music without proper permission.

The settlement was reached after mediation and was reported t

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Cash Money Records Scores Third Lawsuit in One Week

Cash Money Records hit for the trifecta last week, racking up their third lawsuit on Friday (June 10), when they were sued for an undisclosed sum by publishing company Bridgeport Music, over illegal usage of the song 'You and Your Folks, Me and My Folks' by Funkadelic.

The copyright suit, filed in the Central District of California We

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George Clinton Hospitalized for Staph Infection

Legendary Parliament-Funkadelic frontman George Clinton has been hospitalized for a staph infection in his leg.

TMZ reports that the 69-year-old 'One Nation Under a Groove' singer was admitted to the hospital so that doctors c

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George Clinton Suing Black Eyed Peas Over ‘Shut Up’

Funk icon George Clinton is preparing to clash with international pop stars Black Eyed Peas for stealing portions of his single '(Not Just) Knee Deep' for usage in their remix to the 2003 hit single 'Shut Up.' The multi-million dollar copyright infringement suit was filed on December 10 in the United States District Co

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Parliament-Funkadelic’s Garry Shider Dead at 56

Garry Shider, Parliament-Funkadelic's guitarist and musical director, lost his battle with brain and lung cancer on Wednesday. He was 56.

Known for donning a loincloth on stage, which earned him the nickname "Diaperman," Shider got his sta

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Mos Def Bringing Groove to 2010 Glastonbury

Glastonbury is on of the U.K.'s most epic festivals. Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year from June 24-27, promoters are slowly leaking the names of 600 acts expected to perform across a ton of stages over the course of four long days

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T-Pain’s ‘Freaknik: The Musical’ to Premiere in March

Auto-Tune king T-Pain has produced an animated homage to 1990's Atlanta Spring Break fiesta Freaknik, which is scheduled to air on the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim on March 7.

The one-hour special, 'Freaknik: The Musical,

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George Clinton’s Son Found Dead in Florida Home

George Clinton Jr., the son of funk legend George Clinton, was found dead in his Florida home on Monday, Feb. 1, at the age of 50. The Leon County Sheriff's Office received a call from a maintenance person who discovered the body at 12:30 PM Monday, at the Tallahassee apartment complex where Clinton lived.

Clinton Jr.'s body was identified, though it appeare

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