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01/06/14 7:11 am
Street Songs was recorded this month in 1981. After it was released it became #9 on the Pazz & Jop Critics Poll done by The Village Voice in the same year. Poll overseer, Robert Christgau wrote...  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
01/03/14 10:11 am
"I'm trying to change the root of funk, trying to make it more progressive, more melodic and more lyrically structured." - Rick James
Happy New Year
12/31/13 9:23 am
Bring it in Rick James style!  MORE >>
Own New Year's Eve
12/30/13 10:38 am
Fashion tips from Rick James for New Year’s Eve...  MORE >>
Respect!
12/27/13 11:16 am
Here's where the promise of punk-funk is kept: these ragged, furious guitars -- blended with James's ragged, furious voice and ragged, furious lyrics -- suggest a reconciliation of Bill Withers, perhaps, or Stevie Wonder, with the sonic insult of Gang of Four or the Clash." – Jonathan Lethem in the NY Times
Teena-Marie
12/26/13 8:00 am
Remembering Teena-Marie...  MORE >>
Happy Holidays!
12/24/13 8:37 am
Have a great holiday season!
Happy Holidays
12/23/13 7:05 am
Give someone you love a Rick-style hug.  MORE >>
Loosey's Rap
12/19/13 7:46 am
There were some women in the shower together, yes. Spitting water on each other, yes. So what? Yes there was a woman cutting another woman's hair in the video. So what? Yes there was thighs and buttocks being shown. [Sarcastic chuckles] So what?" Rick talks about the video for "Loosey's Rap," in this 1988 interview.  MORE >>


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