Shout it from the rooftops - Bootsy is here to funk you Longtime funk admiral Bootsy Collins is in town tonight, and he has a message for Minneapolis on this the Official Day Of Funk at First Avenue (we just made that up but it might as well stand). Let your freak flag fly, he says. It's wo ... More >>
If you are not hip to the funk and his most excellency, creator and pioneer of the funk bass form William Earl "Bootsy" Collins, then there isn't much I can do for you. You likely live a sad and miserable life.
Photo by Michael WeintrobFunk has a friend in Bootsy Collins, one of the most flamboyant and flashy "funk 'n' roll" musicians around. Playing bass with James Brown in the late-'60s and then beaming up to the Mothership to join Parliament-Funkadelic in the '70s, Collins has made a career out of ma ... More >>