Happy Birthday, MC Hammer!
03/30/18 7:19 am
"'U Can’t Touch This' was one of the biggest hits of all time." - Rick James  MORE >>
Punk Funk Legend
03/28/18 11:05 am
Rick James' influence as a fiery punk funk legend will still be heard for generations to come! Where do you hear Rick's influence?  MORE >>
Think you know how crazy Rick James' life REALLY was?
03/26/18 6:55 am
Read the Rolling Stone tell all, "From Dali to Bestiality: The 10 Craziest Stories in Rick James' Memoir." What story surprised you the most? Let us know in the comments, freaks!   MORE >>
Photo of the Day
03/23/18 7:08 am
Rick sharing great times with David Bowie and Nile Rodgers in 1983. What would it have sounded like if they all collaborated on a song together? #FBF  MORE >>
Stone City Band
03/21/18 6:54 am
"My funk will transform the material into the eternal, the conventional into the cosmic. The planets will resonate with these rhythms coming outta me. The universe will bounce to the beats of my Stone City Band." - RJ  MORE >>
Garden of Love
03/19/18 7:07 am
"I wrote motifs and melodies that, to my mind, were some of the most haunting I had ever composed. I called the album ‘Garden of Love.’ I was dead certain that I was presenting a side of Rick James that the public would like to know." - Rick James  MORE >>
Inspired By
03/16/18 7:28 am
Rick is still contributing to music today. He has been sampled by Jay-Z, Three 6 Mafia, Lana del Rey, Kanye West, and numerous others. What's your favorite RJ remix?   MORE >>
Today in History
03/14/18 7:19 am
Rick James played the Hampton Roads Coliseum in Virginia on the "Fire It Up" Tour with Prince 38 years ago, today.   MORE >>
03/12/18 7:18 am
Rick was known for his funky tunes, but he was also a great lyricist and songwriter. In the song "Hollywood" from "Come Get It!," Rick talks about how he got the courage to leave the ghetto where he was raised, in order to do bigger and better things. When have you done something courageous in order to get closer your dreams? Take a trip to "Hollywood":
03/09/18 6:50 am
"It was a renaissance. The '80s were a renaissance time for us. As you see, in the late '80s and the early '90s, black music totally changed." - RJ   MORE >>

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