Rick's Fashion Approach
08/13/14 8:21 am
"I call it the Un-Wave! No more flash costumes - everyone will dress exactly the way they feel most comfortable." - John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 7 October 1980  MORE >>
Garden of Love
08/11/14 10:26 am
With Garden of Love, Rick said, "I deliberately chose songs that I had written that had a summer type atmosphere." Make sure to give Summer Love a spin before fall.   MORE >>
Quote of the Day
08/08/14 7:41 am
"He was super-talented. I knew he was going to make it because he was so determined. Nothing was going to get in his way. But there was also a real loving person. He was a good friend." - Stan Endersby of Heaven and Earth.Rest in Peace, Rick James
Rick James
08/06/14 8:50 am
February 1, 1948 - August 6, 2004  MORE >>
Cold Blooded
08/04/14 4:58 pm
Cold Blooded hit stores this week in 1983. What's your favorite track on the record?  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
08/01/14 4:43 pm
"After reading Rick James' autobiography, he was probably more Rock, more arrogant, more brash... Rick James, I feel is worthy of it." - Questlove on the induction of funk artists to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to Jay Balfour at HipHopDX, 2014. Get the book:
Quote of the Day
07/30/14 7:36 am
"I think I'm a musician who writes for people as opposed to being self-indulgent. I have to like it, but it's basically for people. I concentrate on that, giving them what I think they can dance to and what I think they would appreciate in their ears." - Rick James on writing hits
Quote of the Day
07/28/14 8:23 am
"By listening to people like Tchaikovsky and Beethoven and Mahler and all these people, you get a feeling for air. White music is oriented from the sky, from an ethereal place. That's where classical music comes from. Black music is rhythms, drums." ...  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
07/25/14 8:06 am
"I wanted to write a silly song. I was in the studio and everything else for the album (Street Songs) was done. I just put 'Super Freak' together really quickly. I wanted a silly song that had a bit of new wave texture to it." ...  MORE >>

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