Bootsy Collins

Silk Sonic is Hosting Their Own Radio Show

The duo's new album, An Evening With Silk Sonic, features appearances from Bootsy Collins, Thundercat, and James Fauntleroy. Anderson .Paak and Bruno… Read More

November 18, 2021

Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak Have (Finally) Dropped ‘An Evening with Silk Sonic’

On An Evening with Silk Sonic, Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak got some help from Bootsy Collins, Thundercat, and producer… Read More

November 12, 2021

Rick James is Exactly as Wild as You Thought in The First Trailer for a New Documentary

Bitchin': The Sound and Fury of Rick James is out September 3rd on Showtime. After making waves at Sundance earlier… Read More

August 3, 2021

“He’s Sorely Missed”: Dave Chappelle Remembers Paul Mooney

Dave Chappelle and other celebrities pay tribute to the late Paul Mooney. On Wednesday morning journalist Roland S. Martin announced… Read More

May 19, 2021

Watch Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak (aka Silk Sonic) Jam Out in the “Leave the Door Open” Video

Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak  — aka Silk Sonic — dropped the first single from their upcoming album. Silk Sonic… Read More

March 5, 2021

Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak Announce Collaborative Album as Silk Sonic

The project's first single is set to drop next Friday, March 5th. Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak are joining forces… Read More

February 26, 2021

Bootsy Collins Shares The Crucial Advice He Got from James Brown

The funk pioneer also released a new single this week to benefit music industry professionals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.… Read More

June 14, 2020

Bootsy Collins and Dr. Cornel West Record a Song for COVID-19 Relief

Proceeds go to MusicCares' COVID-19 Relief Fund. On Friday, funk legend Bootsy Collins released "Stars," an fundraising effort from MusicCares.… Read More

June 12, 2020

The J.B.’s Mythical Demo for James Brown Released for The First Time Ever

Featuring never before heard instrumentals, as well as covers of Stevie Wonder and Band of Gypsies classics. Following quick on… Read More

December 8, 2019

Kali Uchis Finds Love With Tyler, The Creator In Surreal “After The Storm” Video Kali Uchis has released the music video for her song "After The Storm." STREAM: Kali Uchis Connects With Tyler,… Read More

January 25, 2018

George Clinton Shares A Supernatural Bootsy Collins Story, Reveals He Wants To Collaborate With Cardi B In Reddit AMA

On Monday, the one and only George Clinton answered a number of questions from fans on a Reddit AMA to… Read More

January 16, 2018

Bootsy Collins Celebrates Women Of Funk In Animated ‘Ladies’ Night’ Video The bass extraordinaire has released the visuals for his song "Ladies' Night." The four-minute video finds an animated Bootsy… Read More

September 21, 2017

20 Songs That Prove Bernie Worrell Was The Pilot Of The Mothership

It's hard to even scratch the surface of Bernie Worrell's influence on American music within a few hundred words. We'll… Read More

June 28, 2016

Kool & The Gang, Morris Day & The Time + Bootsy Collins Are Hitting The Road Together

Old and young funkateers are in for a treat over these next few months, as the legendary Kool & The… Read More

May 18, 2016

George Clinton, Bootsy Collins + More To Honor Bernie Worrell w/ All-Star Funkraiser

Photo by Sterling Munksgard "I wanted to do something where Bernie could hear people sing his praises while he's here."… Read More

March 29, 2016

Pass The Popcorn: The Jaco Pastorious Documentary Is Set For A Red-Carpet Premiere In LA

Back in March, we hipped you to a new and long overdue documentary treatment on the life, legacy and influence… Read More

November 2, 2015