Latest News for: Funk soul


200 greatest hip-hop songs of all time

Cleveland 13 Apr 2021
But that was the fun of it, showcasing a more casual style of hip hop that would enter the mainstream through groups like De La Soul and the rest of Native Tongues ... Timbaland’s production on the song is more Avant-funk than hip hop ... It’s a stunning display of sampling with old-school hip hop transitioning in out of soul, funk, rock and R&B.

Arabic trap music is taking over the Middle East, so could this give us the region’s first hip-hop star?

The National 11 Apr 2021
There was a time when the only cultural links the Arab world had with the South in the US was our love for the latter’s cuisine ... Read More ... Lewis Capaldi in Sharjah ... While traditional hip-hop, also known as boom-bap, took its instrumental cues from funk and soul, trap music is more enamoured with dance music elements such as synthesisers.

Bridge frontman brings solo act to Stoltz Pavilion

The Star Democrat 09 Apr 2021
EASTON — Cris Jacobs, the principal songwriter and frontman of Baltimore jam band The Bridge, will perform at 8 p.m ... Spanning rock, folk, soul and funk, and drawing from inspiration that runs the gamut from the henhouse to the White House, “Color Where You Are” is a kaleidoscopic portrait of Jacobs as a songwriter, musician and bandleader ... ----- ... .

Nebraska native Emily Kinney explores her life as actress and singer with newest album

Lincoln Journal Star 09 Apr 2021
Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal. Josh Hoyer at the piano during the recording of "Cooked Raw," the new album from Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal. The soul/R&B/funk band's members, in addition to Hoyer, are Benjamin Kushner, Mike Keeling, Larell Ware and Blake DeForest ... and soul.

New York City music producer Tomás Doncker puts soulful spin on classic Patti Smith anthem

AM New York 09 Apr 2021
I said, 'Not for nothing, I tried to work on a funk/soul version of 'People Have The Power' but that second verse is so uniquely you, did you write that?' She said that some of it was written and some of it just sort of happened ... his label, and gave the song a funky soulful vibe.

‘I won’t allow myself to be broken’: Russia’s Eurovision candidate Manizha takes on ‘the haters’

The Observer 09 Apr 2021
Russia’s 2021 Eurovision candidate breezes into a conference room, Channel One documentary film crew in tow, offering a simple tea of mint leaves brewed in hot water ... No pressure ... “bullying” ... Photograph ... hip-hop, soul, brassy funk, world music, choral arrangements, and even Russian folk, all of which inspire her Eurovision entry Russian Woman ... .

Live/livestream concert picks for Sarasota-Bradenton-Charlotte: April 8-14

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 08 Apr 2021
Sunday; Cottonmouth Southern Soul Kitchen, 1114 12th St ... Fronted by singer Ariella McManus, the group has a sound that blends genres such as soul, blues, jazz and funk and has headlined other local venues including Florida Theatre and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ... Saturday; Cottonmouth Southern Soul Kitchen, 1114 12th St.

Utah’s large music venues are reopening gradually. Here’s who’s scheduled to perform so far.

The Salt Lake Tribune 08 Apr 2021
The music is starting to return to Utah’s concert venues, as restrictions put into place during the COVID-19 pandemic begin to ease ... Check with each venue for their COVID-19 protocols. April 8 ... South Temple, Salt Lake City ... April 9 ... Deer Valley Music FestivalFunk-soul band Kool & the Gang performs with the Utah Symphony, at Snow Park Amphitheatre ... 5 ... .

The Jacksons: ‘It was Michael’s body, and he did what he wanted to look how he wanted to look’

The Irish Times 08 Apr 2021
Can You Feel It is one of the great disco songs ... It makes perfect sense to have MLK and Obama guesting on the song, Tito Jackson says today. “They are the two best rappers in the world.” Tito and Jackie, the oldest brother, laugh ... Their music was an infectious mix of R&B, soul, funk, and pop; their dance routines a synchronised joy ... Photograph ... “...

The Weeknd is top nominee for May's iHeartRadio Music Awards. Here's the full list of nominees

Lincoln Journal Star 08 Apr 2021
Also competing in the category are DaBaby, Lil Baby and Pop Smoke ... (AP Photo) STF ... BTS ... AJR ... The fifth album from War—and the band’s third without Eric Burdon of The Animals— rocketed to success on the back of its lead song, “The Cisco Kid.” Incorporating a variety of influences, the album explores jazz, funk, rock, soul, and blues to brilliant effect.

Here’s the full list of Record Store Day 2021 releases

NME 07 Apr 2021
Super Nova Samba Funk ... Bold Soul Sister / Somebody (Somewhere) Needs You ... Soul Slabs Vol ... The Dank D-Funk Blend, Vol ... Big >Soul Kiss – the BBC recordings ... Soul Jazz Records Presents. Funk 70 – Collectors 7″ Box Set ... Soul Jazz Records Presents. Studio One Soul ... Soul Jazz Records Presents ... Cameo Parkway Northern Soul 1964-1967 ... Wailing Souls.

Rhode Island’s got the blues

The Valley Breeze 07 Apr 2021
David Bennett, to name rhythm and blues as the state’s official music ... If the bill passes, Kurtz said, “Like a state flower, this would be our state music ... The language of the proposed bill describes rhythm and blues as “music which contains elements of pop, soul, funk, hip-hop and electronic music.” Merriam Webster’s official definition states ... .

War co-founder Morris ‘BB’ Dickerson dies aged 71

Metro UK 06 Apr 2021
Getty) ... After releasing their first album Eric Burdon Declares ‘War’ in 1970 – they went on to achieve chart success, while 1975’s Low Rider is synonymous with Dickerson’s iconic bass line as the group merged funk, rock and soul. Advertisement. Advertisement ... He was synonymous with merging the group’s sound of funk, soul and rock (Picture ... Redferns) ... .

Earth, Wind and Fire Verzuz Isley Brothers a hit

The Gleaner 06 Apr 2021
What started with a tweet ended in a concert for the ages when the ‘70s soul-funk group Earth, Wind and Fire and ‘50s breakthrough duo, The Isley Brothers, clashed on the Verzuz stage last Sunday. With game-show host Steve Harvey leading the... .

Morris B.B. Dickerson, bassist and co-founder of War, dies at 71 06 Apr 2021
Morris B.B. Dickerson, bassist and co-founder of the iconic 70s funk-rock-soul band War, has died at the age of 71. Dickerson passed away peacefully at a hospital in Long Beach, California last Friday (2 April). According to Billboard, he had been battling a “long, undisclosed” illness for many years ... He later joined his uncle, Howard E ... .