Talib Kweli, George Clinton and Sean Lennon also among initial curators
"He had an excellent compositional instinct and wrote great music because he had absorbed it," famed producer says of his "go-to" songwriter
"The Invisible Man" also penned Michael Jackson's "Off the Wall" and "Rock With You" among hits-filled career
"He provided that canvas and that's why he's the 'Fifth Beatle,'" producer says. "[His death] just tore my heart out"
Singer-actress and her producer nephew on how they teamed for Boss Selection's "Flip and Rewind," track's throwback video
Prolific funk bassist appeared on 'Off the Wall,' 'Thriller' and Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin tracks
The musician and producer talks new documentary 'Distortion of Sound' and half a century of music business memories
"Everybody's after money, the estate, the lawyers," he says
Producer claims breach of contract, seeks millions in damages and unpaid royalties
Two music industry titans joining 2013 class
Donna Summer and Albert King will be inducted posthumously
Quincy Jones, Tiesto among first contributors
'I had to fight for my friend,' Riley says
'I got a switchblade through my hand when I was seven years old,' Jones tells 'Rolling Stone.' 'I was on the wrong block.'