Often audacious, always surprising, the best Kanye West samples are all the proof you need that the hip-hop icon remains at the cutting-edge of music.
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Dr. John's remarkable musical legacy spans funk, blues, jazz, boogie-woogie, rock, psychedelic rock, and pop. His influence is monumental.
‘The Stars Come Out To Sing At Christmas’ will stream globally on December 15.
The singer, bassist, and producer paid tribute to the pioneering artist, who would have turned 80 this year.
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The rapper will join the likes of Ari Lennox, Tiwa Savage, and Bootsy Collins for the global festival’s 15th year.
‘Craft Recordings Presents: Shoplifting’ captures artists and tastemakers as they raid the acclaimed reissue label’s vinyl bins.
Scrapped in favor of the ‘Sex Machine’ album, the recently unearthed ‘Live At Home With His Bad Self’ finds James Brown in his full funky glory in Augusta, Georgia.
‘The Clones Of Dr. Funkenstein’ is another masterpiece in George Clinton’s canon and traveled deeper into the mythology of Parliament.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
The funk group's September 1974 chart entry debuted even higher than Hot 100 resident Elton John's 'The Bitch Is Back.'
Our new editorial series centers Black writers writing about Black music, taking a new look at music and moments that have previously either been overlooked or not properly contextualized.
From indelible images to perfect portraits, the 100 greatest album covers provoke and awe just as much as the contents inside.