Bootsy Collins Launching Funk University

"The state of funk today is kind of funked up." Such a dire musical proclamation comes from no less a groove guru than William Earl Collins. Better known as Bootsy, the trailblazing bassist for James Brown in the early '70s and then George Clinton's Parliament-Funkadelic through 1980, Collins fears for the future of the music he helped pioneer. The problem? Young people today, he lamented, just don't know their history. "If you say anything about those old musicians to youngsters today,...Full Story
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