New Orleans legend and all-around funk pioneer Art Neville, of Neville Brothers fame, died on Monday at the age of 81. Continue reading New Orleans Funk Icon Art Neville of the Neville Brothers Dead at 81
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Bruno Mars Declares American Music Is ‘Black Music’
For someone who’s received as many James Brown comparisons as Bruno Mars has, it makes sense that he’d be very aware of the impact that black artists have had on the American music scene, but in a recent interview with Latina, the “Uptown Funk” star took it a step further, breaking down why American music is black music.
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A Photographer Infiltrates the Rio Funk Scene
Vincent Rosenblatt spent ten years documenting the culture of funkeiros—people whose identity, lifestyle, fashion, and body language are defined by funk.
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