iRock Jazz LIVE! with Music Legend George Clinton

Recording both as Parliament and Funkadelic, George Clinton revolutionized R&B during the ’70s, twisting soul music into funk by adding influences from several late-’60s acid heroes: Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, and Sly Stone. The Parliament/Funkadelic machine ruled black music during the ’70s, capturing over 40 R&B hit singles (including three number ones) and recording three platinum albums. Born in Kannapolis, …


iRock Jazz LIVE! with Singer Andy Allo

Every so often, an artist comes along who is indefinable — an artist who is truly paving her own way with bits of music, sound, vibes and words that speak to her on a deeper level. Such an artist isn’t bound by genre and is intent on creating a unique …


George Clinton Outtake: MY Encounter with a UFO

Situated within an otherwise straightforward conversation with George Clinton was a story that we will never forget. In so many words, this is a direct account of his alleged encounter with a UFO, while driving with Bootsy Collins. Not one to mince words, this seemed to be no joking matter …


LuShawn Clinton: Talks About Unpaid Music Royalties

Many artists have never been paid royalties due them by BMI & Bridgeport Music. LuShawn Clinton, co-writer of Parliament’s ‘Let’s Play House’, shares his story. Grand master of Parliament and Funkadelic and commander of the cosmic P-funk mothership George Clinton has launched a more terrestrial campaign as part of copyright …


George Clinton: Don’t Let The Funkadelic Hair Fool You

There will never be another George Clinton. Don’t take that as the customary regurgitation of hyperbolic praise typically found in a piece like this, because, honestly, I’m not even talking about music right now. We already know his place in history – Funkadelic, Parliament, P-Funk, whatever. We’ve listened to Maggot …