Up Close and Personal With George Clinton


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Our sister site The Urban Daily caught up with the funk master himself George Clinton to talk about his experiences in the music industry.

Groupie Love:

Well, there’s always a new crop of groupies. [laughs] I saw some groupies out there tonight that I knew and they are great grandmothers. They were still out in the audience. They get older, but then new ones come in and take their place. [laughs] Some of the older ones are still out here competing with the 17 and 18 year olds.

The Evolution of Funk:

They do funk music now. Hip-Hop has got a lot of funk in it, s**t. You find a whole bunch of funk in hip-hop and gospel. A couple of years back, Ice Cube did a record called “Bop Gun.” Kirk Franklin used the same song to sample for his song “Stomp.”

His Legacy: 

I want to be known as the man who…

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