Parliament Funkadelic

Former Parliament-Funkadelic member Calvin Simon has died at age 79. His cause of death has not been reported. 

After embarking on the P-Funk retirement tour a few years ago, the iconic group's 80-year-old bandleader George Clinton has confirmed that he's officially back in action and ready to bring back the music.

The origin of funk music is often credited to Pee Wee Ellis, James Brown, and a host of other musicians who brought the stylistic groove to life in the ‘60s. Today is George Clinton’s birthday, and as one of Funk’s pioneers, he and his band Parliament-Funkadelic helped place the genre on the world stage. Clinton […]