Funk

John Blackwell Dr Funk Tribute Special; Listen Now!

John Blackwell Jr. passed away on July 4th, 2017 at the age of 43. Blackwell was a phenonomal drummer playing for Cameo, Patti Labelle, Justin Timberlake, and the musicician’s musician; PRINCE. John Blackwell was suffering and recovering from brain tumors he experienced while touring in Japan last year. He couldn’t use the left arm and […]

It Happened! Sly Stone Surprise Performance On Stage With The Family Stone

Although Family Stone band members have been in touch recently with Sly Stone, the band was taken by surprise when the funk legend joined the band to perform “If You Want Me To Stay” playing keyboards. The performance happened this past Sunday August 23rd at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank. “It was quite […]

Bass Legend Louis Johnson Of The Brothers Johnson Passes Away

The world has lost “Thunder Thumbs”. Bass legend Louis Johnson of the Brothers Johnson passed away Thursday at the age of 60. At this time, no cause of death has been reported. The Brothers Johnson hit it big in 1976 with “Look Out For #1” which hit #1 and the Billboard R&B Chart. Other huge […]