Quote of the Day
05/10/17 6:29 am
"I try to make the audience forget all their problems - for an hour and a half or so, get them out of themselves, and space, and time, and consciousness." - Rick James, 2002. Photo by Henry Diltz. Where did you experience the King of Punk Funk?   MORE >>
Quote of the Day
05/08/17 6:58 am
"Working three hours with Rick James, that's like five years in a university studying record-making. Inside of 40 minutes you'd have a fully finished production. It was really great." - Daniel Lanois to LA Times, 2004.   MORE >>
Quote of the Day
05/05/17 6:44 am
"[Deeper Still] is one he really wanted out. He really didn't want anybody else on these songs. He wanted to prove himself again. He wanted people to enjoy him; his music." - Ron Kramer in Billboard. 2004. Today marks the 10th Anniversary of Rick's last album, "Deeper Still". Play it loud and proud for the King of Punk Funk.
Happy Birthday, James Brown!
05/03/17 7:17 am
"I never stopped learning from Tower of Power’s main inspiration, James Brown. The Godfather was the grease, grit, and guts of groove-centric R&B." - Rick James. Happy Birthday to the Godfather of Soul, James Brown!  MORE >>
Video of the Day
05/01/17 5:30 pm
"[Mary Jane] could've just strolled its fly-ass along for 25 minutes and nobody would've minded." - Rolling Stone on Rick's classic ‘Mary Jane’, 2014.   MORE >>
Quote of the Day
04/28/17 6:50 am
“Rick James is the baddest-looking dude in rock & roll, and don't try to tell him otherwise.” - Rolling Stone, 1982.   MORE >>
Video of the Day
04/26/17 7:00 am
"James turned his production attention to resuscitating the career of The Temptations, recently returned to Motown. 'Standing on the Top' (April 1982), credited to The Temptations featuring Rick James, was an R&B Top Ten [hit]." - Billboard  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
04/24/17 6:54 am
"James was one of R&B's most crafty producers and arrangers." - NPR, 2015.   MORE >>
Quote of the Day
04/21/17 7:39 am
"Masculine and feminine, James played mercilessly with dress and gender codes." - Vogue, 2016.   MORE >>
Song of the Day
04/19/17 6:36 am
"'You and I' gave me that foot in the door." - Rick James. Experience it:  MORE >>

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