Following an unprecedented reign, Parliament signed off, leaving ‘Trombipulation’ behind as the template for 80s electro-funk.
The event will be held at the Microsoft Theater on December 18.
The Oklahoman multi-instrumentalist's passing was confirmed by his wife in a Facebook post published today.
The song opened with the doo-wop harmonies of Marvin's youth, before blossoming into a fingersnapping, joyful ode to a returning lover.
Ms. Ross' first video in over a decade, it was directed by Amanda Demme in collaboration with her sons Evan Ross and Ross Naess.
From iconic records by Parliament-Funkadelic and James Brown to Betty Davis and the Isaac Hayes, these are the best funk albums ever.
Released in 1971, ‘Black Moses’ was Isaac Hayes’ fifth album to be released in a little over two years, and is arguably his crowning achievement.
With ‘A Tribute To The Great Nat King Cole,’ Marvin Gaye proved that he was as capable of crooning jazz standards as he was turning out soul hits.
A song doesn’t have to have a message in order to change society. Race relations, gender equality and identity politics have all been shaped by music.
Stax’s motto for 1969 was 'getting it all together' – and they did, on ‘Soul Explosion,’ one of the great soul music compilations of all time.
While stage costumes are an integral part of performances and personas, Halloween calls for a different kind of dress-up, and these artists were up for the challenge.
The 1970 compilation was not only another collection of big hits from the label, it became the latest No.1 in the series itself.
The Holland-Dozier-Holland classic was released in the US just three weeks after ‘Where Did Our Love Go’ had finished its two-week reign.
Otis Williams is celebrating his 80th birthday and 60 years of The Temptations in style, by taking fans inside his home on an episode of ‘Digs.’
Both baffling and astounding, ‘Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants’ found Stevie Wonder branching out into soundtrack work for the first time.
If there was any initial hesitancy among pop radio programmers about the raunchy nature of the song, it was soon dispersed.