Last year, the legendary Parliament-Funkadelic leader George Clinton contributed to a song by WOKE, a supergroup featuring Flying Lotus, Thundercat and Shabazz Palaces (following working with FlyLo and Thundercat on "Wesley's Theory" off Kendrick's TPAB). Now he's signed to FlyLo's Brainfeeder label, and will release a new album "next year, hopefully."
The annual Afropunk festival in Brooklyn's Commodore Park happens this year on August 27 & 28, and since we last spoke, the lineup has been expanded. Among the additions is British singer Laura Mvula, whose great new album The Dreaming Room is out now...
There's an all-star fundraiser on the way for legendary keyboardist Bernie Worrell, who is a founding member of Funkadelic and has worked with the Talking Heads, Fela Kuti, Mos Def and others, and who was recently diagnosed with lung cancer...
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