Quote of the Day
12/14/18 1:05 pm
"I love marijuana - Mary Jane - and you can print that! I smoke it every day and it's the greatest thing since ice cream and I'm not afraid to say it." - Rick James  MORE >>
Michelle Obama
00/00/00 3:26 pm
Questlove curated the soundtrack for Michelle Obama’s book tour by putting together playlists of only the HOTTEST jams. You better believe that Rick is featured! Turn up the funk and get down to these Obama-approved tracks:  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
12/10/18 1:01 pm
"James concocted a sound that was sturdy, glossy and irresistible." - NY Times  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
12/05/18 11:53 am
"[Rick's] songs are him. I mean 'Ghetto Life' is his life. That's the soul life, 'cause we lived in the ghetto. And he did hang out around the corner with the boys. That's his life." - Rick’s mom, Mabel Gladden  MORE >>
12/03/18 12:58 pm
Do you think you know all the lyrics to Rick's jams? Finish this lyric to earn your street cred:  MORE >>
11/30/18 2:02 pm
"Rick James showed the world that not only is style important, but so is the attitude underneath those clothes." - BuzzFeed  MORE >>
Happy Birthday to founder of Motown, Berry Gordy!
11/28/18 3:03 pm
“Barry treated me with respect and love, and he’s a man with a lot of dignity.” - Rick James  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
11/27/18 1:06 pm
"In the hierarchy of funk, no artist has been more exciting, more inspired and 'badder' than the Super Freak himself... Rick James. His bass-heavy songs and his outrageous persona set the standard for hardcore funk... 'punk funk'. James’ hits..have been among the guiding lights of the genre." - Motown  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
11/23/18 12:40 pm
"I'm trying to change the root of funk, trying to make it more progressive, more melodic and more lyrically structured.” - Rick James  MORE >>
VIdeo of the Day
11/21/18 1:46 pm
"Teena had the voice of an opera singer - an incredible range and power for days. She took my breath away. Personally, she was a sweetheart, shy and polite and respectful as she could be." - Rick James  MORE >>

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