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George Clinton Talks Funk, Kendrick Lamar, Thundercat + More In New Interview

George Clinton In Hip-Hop & Well Beyond [Playlist Stream]

Bringer of Funk George Clinton talked to Rolling Stone in a new interview about a wide range of topics including his upcoming album, which will be released via BrainfeederFlying Lotus, Thundercat, Kendrick Lamar, working on To Pimp a Butterfly and much more. In another recent interview with HipHopDX Clinton, talking about Childish Gambino's new album Awaken My Love!, remarked, “It sounded like a cross between P-Funk and Prince influence. I’m proud that he’s into the funk and glad him and others are bringing some new funk back.” Speaking on his upcoming album, Clinton said "When Flying Lotus and Brainfeeder offered me the deal, he's gonna be producing it with me, so I've gotta get with him to see what he's gonna do. They have a whole 'nother way of doing stuff. I don't want me to be the one directing everything. I want to have whatever the new feel is. I get off on Parliament-Funkadelic. I do those any kind of way I feel like it. I'm in [Flying Lotus'] hands when it comes to [t]his." Head to Rolling Stone to check out the full interview. Scroll down to peep tour dates.

George Clinton Tour Dates:

FRI Dec 30, 2016 @ Salt Lake City, Utah The Depot at Gateway

SAT Dec 31, 2016 @ Las Vegas, Nevada Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas

THU Feb 16, 2017 @ Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE!

FRI Feb 17, 2017 @ Morgantown, WV Mainstage Morgantown

SAT Feb 18, 2017 Columbus, OH Express Live!

SUN Feb 19, 2017 @ Chicago, IL Thalia Hall

THU Feb 23, 2017 @ Washington, DC The Howard Theater

FRI Feb 24, 2017 @ Leesburg, VA Tally Ho Theater

SAT Feb 25, 2017 @ Boston, MA House of Blues

TUE Feb 28, 2017 @ New York, NY BB King Blues Club

THU Mar 02, 2017 @ Atlanta, GA The Buckhead Theatre

FRI Mar 03, 2017 @ Orlando, FL House of Blues

SAT Mar 04, 2017 @ Okeechobee, FL Okeechobee Festival

H/T: Rolling Stone