The Gap Band

Family of Gap Band Sues BMG After Allegedly Failing to Pay “Uptown Funk” Royalties

The family of late Gap Band members Robert and Ronnie Wilson have sued BMG for unpaid royalties on 2014 song… Read More

January 16, 2023

Ronnie Wilson, Founder of The Gap Band, Dies at 73

Wilson's wife, Linda Boulware-Wilson says he suffered from a stroke last week and that he died at his home in… Read More

November 3, 2021

How Black Drummers Influenced Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl shared earlier this year that drummers from disco and funk groups inspired his drum part for… Read More

September 24, 2021

Dave Grohl Reveals To Pharrell That Gap Band Influenced Classic “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Drum Intro

Dave Grohl made the revelation on his TV series, From Cradle to Stage. Surely, you know of the timeless grunge classic… Read More

June 30, 2021

The Making of ‘Gap Band III’, The Album That Turned The Gap Band Into Stars

In an effort to celebrate the greatness of the legendary Tulsa, Oklahoma, group The Gap Band, we take a look… Read More

June 19, 2021