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Tom Joyner and friends are hitting cities across the country to celebrate 25 years of the Tom Joyner Morning Show. The One More Time Experience (OMTE) kicked off in Washington D.C. in May. Maze featuring Frankie Beverly started the celebration as only they can do, along with former BET personality Donnie Simpson, Urban One Founder/Chairperson, […]

Columbus get ready! The Fly Jock is in your city getting ready for The One More Time Experience with special guest Bootsy Collins. Bootsy was told to take it easy by his doctors but, he’s found a way to participate in the party with a purpose! He’ll be the DJ and his wife Peppermint Patti […]

Funk legend Bootsy Collins has been having health issues for quite some time, and they’ve forced him to pump the breaks. Collins announced the news to his fans in a Facebook post saying that he’s going to have to share his love of music in other ways for a while. HEAD BACK TO THE BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM […]

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Funk legend Bootsy Collins has been dealing with health issues for quite some time and it has finally forced him to pump the brakes. Collins announced Wednesday on Facebook that he’s unable to perform live but he’s not packing away his bass guitar for good. “Time has come for me to tell all our Funkateers that I will not […]

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ew Funk legend Bootsy Collins has given Dr. Dre fans hope that the producer’s long awaited final album “Detox” will possibly see the light of day. “We’re putting stuff together,” the bass-player told Billboard, adding that he spent studio time with Dre during a trip to California in February. “[I’m] producing and playing [on his […]

Bootsy Collins is back and with more funk! “I got some fresh vibes for your behind,” Collins said smoothly. His new album World Wide Funk comes out on October 27,2017 and is packed with funk magic! “You got to give’em what they’re funking for,” expressed Collins. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter!  

The Tom Joyner Morning Show is in Cincinnati this week, the hometown of the legendary funk guitarist, Bootsy Collins. While the TJMS has been seen hanging out in hot spots all around town, Collins, of course, is an ambassador for the city, which is experiencing a renaissance of sorts lately. Their football team is doing […]

James Brown and his backing band, The J.B.’s, were responsible for some of the funkiest tracks to ever hit the airwaves. With an aggressive style that shifted the tide in the presentation of of Black music, Brown’s band and its sound was imitated by lesser groups but never duplicated. The J.B.’s grooves have been heavily […]

When Spike Lee needed funds for his new movie, he turned to his fans, friends and supporters who answered the call, raising over $1.2 million dollars via Kickstarter. Now the Father of the Funk, legendary bassist Bootsy Collins, wants you to do the same. He and his wife, Patti, are starting their own Kickstarter campaign […]

It’s going to be a Funk-tastic Voyage next year.  Funkateer Bootsy Collins will be on hand when the Carnival Glory sets sail from Miami on April 7th and heads down to Puerto Rico and the Bahamas for eight days and seven nights, returning to Miami on April 14th. He’ll be part of Snoop Dogg’s Pool […]

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It’s going to be a Funk-tastic Voyage next year.  Funkateer Bootsy Collins will be on hand when the Carnival Glory sets sail from Miami on April 7th and heads down to Puerto Rico and the Bahamas for eight days and seven nights, returning to Miami on April 14th. He’ll be part of Snoop Dogg’s Pool […]