Clyde Stubblefield

A Documentary On Clyde Stubblefield, Most Sampled Drummer In Hip-Hop, Is In The Works

Titled Give The Drummer Some, the documentary will not only explore who Clyde Stubblefield was as a person, but also highlight… Read More

April 6, 2021

Mixtape Monday: Kiefer, Zed Bias, Marcia Carr, Casanova + More

This week's Mixtape Monday is a hodgepodge of impressive sets from a formidable crew of producers and selectors. Kiefer Shackelford follows his Leaving… Read More

March 20, 2017

Mixtape Monday: Gilles Peterson, DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Soul Preacher + More

This week's episode of Mixtape Monday is ALL TRIBUTES EVERYTHING! With selectors from across the globe paying their respects to two massive… Read More

March 13, 2017

Mixtape Monday: Baduology + TASH_LC, Personify, DJ Just Dizle & More

This week's Mixtape Monday roundup is a healthy collection of sets. TEREZA is first up to bat with a celebration… Read More

February 27, 2017

Clyde Stubblefield, ‘Funky Drummer’ For James Brown, Dies At 73

Clyde Stubblefield (Photo via Wikimedia Commons) Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown and the musician behind one of the… Read More

February 18, 2017

Prince, Secret Philanthropic Force That He Is, Paid The Funky Drummer’s Medical Bills

It's no secret now that when Prince wasn't curled over a mixing console or locked up in his studio or… Read More

April 28, 2016

Clyde Stubblefield & Jabo Starks Speak On The Origins Of The Funky Drummer, James Brown + More On NPR

Clyde Stubblefield and Jabo Starks will likely always be known as the rhythmic backbones for some of the most cherished… Read More

January 5, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Jorun Bombay Flips James Brown’s “Funky Drummer”

James Brown's iconic cut "Funky Drummer" gets a true-to-form chop from Portuguese DJ/Producer Jorun Bombay on this Throwback Thursday. This… Read More

April 17, 2014

D’Angelo Confirmed To Perform At ‘Get On Up: A James Brown Celebration’

Great googa mooga. D'Angelo has officially signed on to what is already a star-studded cast set to pay tribute to… Read More

March 19, 2014