The Mind Funk Album Review

Looking to do more with that lazy weekend that you have coming? We are sure you could do many things- like watching a game of golf but how good would it be to listen to some great music from the 90s – and ones that you didn’t even listen to before? The 90s was a…

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The Present and the Future of funk music

The impact of funk has continued to develop even nowadays as it is widely played on our radio stations. The music has gained media airplay over the last decade. Currently, the rock bands have started incorporating funk aspects into their sound. The combination creates a new mixture of funk metal and funk rock. The father…

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Funk vs Hip-hop

In the early 1970s, an entirely new brand of (Rhythm and Blues) R&B was running the media airwaves, funk music. It was established by musicians such as James Brown, Little Richard, and Parliament Funkadelic. Hip-hop, on the other hand, developed due to the cross interaction between different genres of music. A primary distinction between funk…

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History of funk music

History of funk music Funk music originated as a product of many genres such RnBs, Jazz and African grooves. It is believed that funk music existed from the 1950s in New Orleans. Since then, it has transformed its father genres such as jazz, RnB and African grooves. This has resulted in the creation of new…

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The transformation of funk music in present generation

Funk is a unique style of music that was advanced primarily by African-American artists like Sly and the Family Stone and James Brown in the late 1960s. This type of music was developed further in the 1970s by other distinguished performers like Parliament/Funkadelic, Koll, and the Gang as well as Stevie Wonder. The influence of…

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Funk Ain’t Dead!

Funk music ain’t dead. Anyone who is afraid that too much time has passed since some of the great funk songs have come out should know that funk has taken on a bit of a different style in recent years. It’s not quite like it was in the beginning, but it is still great. And…

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Revival of funk music

When people hear the term funk music they think of the classic music style that was popular during the 1970s and the 80s. This music had a unique sound and was easy to dance to. Many people think that funk music has faded away over the years. While the classic songs are still a big…

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Funk Rock, To Much Funk?

Let’s jump into a time machine for a brief moment. One of the biggest decades that had a turn of events was in the 1960’s and 1970’s. From the civil rights movement to noteworthy music had everyone in an uproar. This is where funk rock initiated, and had a hug impact on our daily lives…

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The evolution of funk music

Funk songs are to some extent mysterious and have been in existence around the globe for quite some time in various forms. Some research suggests that even our forefathers who built the unique pyramids around the world understood the essence of this type of music. They enjoyed these types of songs in every way of…

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Mind Funk

How it all started. Funk music got its start in the 1960s. A man we all know as James Brown started it all with a song titled, “Papa‘s Got a Brand New Bag.” In 1967 James Brown co-wrote a song called, “Cold Sweat” with Alfred Ellis. This song was considered the first hit for the…

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