Quote of the Day
03/27/17 6:37 am
"Rick was who he was, unapologetically crass, defiantly crude, and - back then, anyway - as alive as anybody ever was." - Pitchfork, 2015  MORE >>
Street Songs
03/24/17 6:12 am
"I don't think there's been an album out there that really exemplifies [street] life better than ‘Street Songs’ does. We talk about it all, and I don't think we missed a beat." - Rick James to Rolling Stone, 2004.   MORE >>
Video of the Day
03/22/17 7:05 am
"I wrote a song and changed my name, from the streets I went to wealth and fame." - Rick James, "Fool On The Street"  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
03/20/17 6:33 am
"[Rick James'] music is a streamlined mixture of funk, rock, soul and reggae, with Sly Stone and Stevie Wonder the two strongest influences on his singing and writing." - New York Times, 1981.   MORE >>
Quote of the Day
03/17/17 6:55 am
''I had always been a free spirit and [had] always gotten what I wanted.'' - Rick James to New York Times, 2004.   MORE >>
03/15/17 6:56 am
Happy birthday to the legendary Sly Stone!  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
03/10/17 6:28 am
"James took a fearless approach to dressing, combining his hardcore, bawdy lyrics with equally audacious ensembles" - Vogue, 2016.   MORE >>
Quote of the Day
03/08/17 6:33 am
"He clearly was the Super Freak he was singing about; no one, for one minute, believed it was an act." - NPR, 2015.   MORE >>
Quote of the Day
03/06/17 6:40 am
"As someone who beat the odds, and as a musician who gave up the truth. My music ain't no contrived bullshit. It ain't no sci-fi shit. It's the real fuckin' deal." - Rick James to Rolling Stone, 2002.  MORE >>

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