Quote of the Day
04/12/17 6:39 am
"I was trying to change the root of funk, trying to make it more progressive, more melodic and more lyrically structured.” - Rick James. Slick Rick was more than a pretty face, he was a true artist. How'd his impact change funk?  MORE >>
Photo of the Day
04/10/17 8:54 am
"There is only one Rick James. He's an original." - Berry Gordy, 1982.   MORE >>
Street Songs
04/07/17 9:37 am
"Mr. James reached superstar status with his 1981 album 'Street Songs,' which had partygoers across the country gyrating to the hits 'Super Freak' and 'Give It to Me Baby.'" - Washington Post, 2004. Any of the old-school fans here have memories to share from those days? Get gyrating:
Video of the Day
04/05/17 4:03 am
"That was the glow that had illuminated my life from the very start, the glow I had lost." - Rick James.   MORE >>
Happy Birthday, Eddie!
04/03/17 6:45 am
"There wasn't anything I'd rather have done than write a hit for Eddie." - Rick James.  MORE >>
Video of the Day
03/31/17 6:36 am
"Don’t be so hard to get, baby." - Rick James, “Hard To Get”   MORE >>
Quote of the Day
03/29/17 6:29 am
“I love doing what I call Funk & Roll." - Rick James, 1979.   MORE >>
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 >>

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