Talib Kweli, George Clinton and Sean Lennon also among initial curators
Parliament-Funkadelic legend on why he admires Flying Lotus and Thundercat, how hip-hop saved his career, and what's next
Funk legends book 10 dates for 2017, including "Fat Tuesday" stop in New York City
Jazz-funk bassist, former Doobie Brothers singer played 1978 classic "What A Fool Believes"
Funk maestro praises Purple One's transcendent guitar playing, songwriting skills in touching tribute
TV on the Radio, Janelle Monae and members of Bad Brains, Fishbone and Living Colour to also appear at fest
Funk legends joined by Bootsy Collins and Bernie Worrell ahead of keyboardist's New York "funkraiser" Monday
Ice Cube joins wild, space-themed clip for remix of Funkadelic's "Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?"
"The Lavishments of Light Looking" is first track from new group WOKE featuring Thundercat, Shabazz Palaces
Compton rapper repays George Clinton with "Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard On You" verse
"In Da Kar" claymation clip juxtaposes Corvette cruising with catastrophic oil consumption
Rapper on the funk legend's wild characters and influence on hip-hop
The godfather of funk — a musical force for more than five decades — comes clean
FKA twigs shows and an all-star tribute to Arthur Russell also on tap for New York fest this May
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