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P-Funk

P-Funk (also spelled P Funk or P. Funk) is a shorthand term for the repertoire and performers associated with George Clinton and the Parliament-Funkadelic collective and the distinctive style of funk music they performed. [1]

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André 3000

André Lauren Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly known as André), is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor, best known for being part of hip hop duo Outkast alongside fellow rapper Big Boi.

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Aquemini

Aquemini is the third studio album by American hip hop duo OutKast, released on September 29, 1998 through LaFace Records.

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Arrangement

In music, an arrangement is a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work.

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Arrested Development (group)

Arrested Development is an American alternative hip hop group that formed in Atlanta in 1988.

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ATLiens

ATLiens is the second studio album by American hip hop duo OutKast, released on August 27, 1996, by LaFace Records.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass) is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb, by plucking, slapping, popping, (rarely) strumming, tapping, thumping, or picking with a plectrum, often known as a pick.

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Bernie Worrell

George Bernard "Bernie" Worrell, Jr. (born April 19, 1944) is an American keyboardist and composer best known as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and for his work with Talking Heads.

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Blueprint

A blueprint is a reproduction of a technical drawing, documenting an architecture or an engineering design, using a contact print process on light-sensitive sheets.

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Blueprint (rapper)

Albert 'Al' Shepard better known by his stage name Blueprint is an American indie hip hop artist from Columbus, Ohio.

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Bootsy Collins

William Earl "Bootsy" Collins (born October 26, 1951) is an American musician and singer-songwriter.

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Brand Nubian

Brand Nubian is an American hip hop group from New Rochelle, New York, composed of three emcees: Grand Puba (formerly Grand Puba Maxwell, born Maxwell Dixon, on March 4, 1966), Sadat X (formerly Derek X, born Derek Murphy, on December 29, 1968) and Lord Jamar (born Lorenzo Dechalus, on September 17, 1968), and two DJs: DJ Alamo and DJ Sincere.

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Concept album

A concept album is a studio album where all musical or lyrical ideas contribute to a single overall theme or unified story.

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Dance music

Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.

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Del the Funky Homosapien

Teren Delvon Jones (born August 12, 1972), better known as Del the Funky Homosapien or Del tha Funkee Homosapien or Sir Dzl, is an American underground hip hop MC.

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Digital Underground

Digital Underground was an alternative hip hop group from Oakland, California.

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Disco

Disco is a genre of dance music containing elements of funk, soul, pop, and salsa that was most popular in the mid to late 1970s, though it has had brief resurgences.

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DJ Quik

David Marvin Blake (born January 18, 1970), better known by his stage name DJ Quik, is an American rapper, DJ, record producer and actor.

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Dr. Dre

Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known by his stage name Dr.

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Drum solo

A drum solo is an instrumental solo played on a drum kit.

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Eazy-E

Eric Lynn Wright (September 7, 1963 – March 26, 1995), better known by his stage name Eazy-E, was an American rapper who performed solo and in the hip hop group N.W.A. Wright is affectionately called "The Godfather of Gangsta rap".

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Eddie Hazel

Edward Earl "Eddie" Hazel (April 10, 1950 – December 23, 1992) was an American guitarist in early funk music in the United States who played lead guitar with Parliament-Funkadelic.

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Electric guitar

An electric guitar is a guitar that uses a pickup to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical impulses.

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Electro (music)

Electro (short for either electro-funk, or electro-boogie).

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EPMD

EPMD is an American hip hop group from Brentwood, New York.

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Esham

Esham Attica Smith is an American rapper from Detroit, Michigan known for his hallucinogenic style of hip hop which he refers to as "acid rap", which fuses rock-based beats and lyrics involving subjects such as death, drug use, evil, paranoia and sex.

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Flashlight (disambiguation)

A flashlight is a portable self-contained electric spotlight, also known as a torch.

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Freaky Styley

Freaky Styley is the second studio album by American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, released on August 16, 1985 on EMI Records.

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Fred Wesley

Fred Wesley (born July 4, 1943) is an American jazz and funk trombonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as Parliament-Funkadelic in the second half of the 1970s.

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Funk

Funk is a music genre that originated in the mid- to late 1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).

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Funk rock

Funk rock is a music genre that fuses funk and rock elements.

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Funkadelic

Funkadelic is an American band that was most prominent during the 1970s.

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G-funk

G-funk, or gangsta-funk, is a subgenre of hip hop music that emerged from West Coast gangsta rap in the early 1990s.

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Garry Shider

Garry Marshall Shider (July 24, 1953 – June 16, 2010) was an American musician and guitarist.

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George Clinton (musician)

George Clinton (born July 22, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and music producer.

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Get Off Your Ass and Jam

"Get Off Your Ass and Jam" is a song by Funkadelic, track number 6 to their 1975 album Let's Take It to the Stage.

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Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker)

"Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker)" is a funk song by Parliament.

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Graffiti Bridge (film)

Graffiti Bridge is a 1990 American rock musical drama film written by, directed by, and starring Prince in his final film role.

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Hardcore punk

Hardcore punk (usually referred to simply as hardcore) is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late 1970s.

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Hey, Man, Smell My Finger

Hey, Man, Smell My Finger is the sixth studio album by American funk musician George Clinton, released October 12, 1993 on Paisley Park Records.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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Horn section

In many genres of music, a horn section is a group of musicians playing woodwind and brass instruments in varying combinations, who augment the basic group of players.

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How Late Do U Have 2BB4UR Absent?

How Late Do U Have 2BB4UR Absent? (How Late Do You Have To Be Before You Are Absent?) is a double album by George Clinton & the P-Funk All-Stars, released September 6, 2005 on Clinton's label The C Kunspyruhzy.

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Ice Cube

O'Shea Jackson, Sr. (born June 15, 1969), better known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and filmmaker.

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Idlewild

Idlewild may refer to.

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List of P-Funk members

Over the years, Parliament-Funkadelic and the associated P-Funk musical collective, often referred to as the "Funk Mob," have included a tremendous number of musicians and singers.

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List of P-Funk projects

This is a chronological list of projects with significant contributions from P-Funk members.

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Maceo Parker

Maceo Parker (born February 14, 1943) is an American funk and soul jazz saxophonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s, as well as Parliament-Funkadelic in the 1970s.

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Maggot Brain

Maggot Brain is the third studio album by the American funk band Funkadelic, released in 1971 on Westbound Records.

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Maggot Brain (song)

"Maggot Brain" is a song by the band Funkadelic.

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Michael "Clip" Payne

Michael "Clip" Payne (born William Michael Payne on September 25, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American musician.

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Michael Hampton

Michael Hampton (born November 15, 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a funk/rock guitarist.

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Minutemen (band)

Minutemen was an American rock band formed in San Pedro, California in 1980.

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Mothership Connection

Mothership Connection is the fourth album by American funk band Parliament, released on December 15, 1975 on Casablanca Records.

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Motor Booty Affair

Motor Booty Affair is an album by funk band Parliament.

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Multitrack recording

Multitrack recording (MTR)—also known as multitracking, double tracking, or tracking—is a method of sound recording that allows for the separate recording of multiple sound sources to create a cohesive whole.

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Outkast

Outkast is an American hip hop duo formed in 1992, in East Point, Atlanta, Georgia, composed of Atlanta-based rappers André "André 3000" Benjamin (formerly known as Dré) and Antwan "Big Boi" Patton.

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P-Funk Mothership

The P Funk Mothership, otherwise known as The Holy Mothership is the arcane space vehicle of Dr. Funkenstein aka George Clinton and his agents of Supergroovalisticprosifunkstication.

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P-Funk mythology

The P-Funk mythology is a group of recurring fictional characters, themes and ideas related in a series of concept albums and live shows, primarily from George Clinton and his founded bands Parliament and Funkadelic.

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Paisley Park Records

Paisley Park Records was Prince's record label, which was distributed by and funded in part by Warner Bros. Records.

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Parlet

Parlet was a female spinoff group from P-Funk formed by veteran background vocalists Mallia Franklin, Jeanette Washington and Debbie Wright.

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Parliament (band)

Parliament was a funk band most prominent during the 1970s.

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Parliament-Funkadelic

Parliament-Funkadelic is a funk, soul and rock music collective headed by George Clinton.

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People Under the Stairs

People Under the Stairs (abbreviated PUTS and The P) are an American hip hop group from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1997.

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Plainfield, New Jersey

Plainfield is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States.

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Post-disco

Post-disco is a genre of electronically progressive rhythm and blues music formulated in the late 1970s but is more commonly used as a term to describe an aftermath in popular music history c. 1979–1986, imprecisely beginning with an unprecedented backlash against disco music in the United States, leading to civil unrest and a riot in Chicago known as the Disco Demolition Night on July 12, 1979 and indistinctly ending with the mainstream appearance of house music in the late 1980s.

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Prince (musician)

Prince Roger Nelson (born June 7, 1958), known by his mononym Prince, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor.

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Public Enemy (band)

Public Enemy is an American hip hop group consisting of Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, The S1W group, Khari Wynn and DJ Lord.

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Record producer

A record producer is an individual working within the music industry, whose job is to oversee and manage the recording (i.e. "production") of an artist's music.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers (also sometimes shortened to "The Chili Peppers" or abbreviated as "RHCP") are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.

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Redman (rapper)

Reginald "Reggie" Noble (born April 17, 1970), better known by his stage name Redman, is an American MC, rapper, DJ, record producer and actor.

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Rock music

Rock music is a genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Roger Troutman

Roger Troutman (November 29, 1951 – April 25, 1999) was an American composer, songwriter, producer and the founder of the band Zapp who helped spearhead the funk movement and heavily influenced west coast hip hop due to the scene's heavy sampling of his music over the years.

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Sampling (music)

In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.

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Satire

Satire is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government or society itself, into improvement.

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Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution, established in 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.

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Snoop Dogg

Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971 or 1972), best known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California.

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Speakerboxxx/The Love Below

Speakerboxxx/The Love Below is the fifth studio album by American hip hop duo OutKast, released September 23, 2003 on LaFace Records.

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Stadium Arcadium

Stadium Arcadium is the ninth studio album by American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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Stankonia

Stankonia is the fourth studio album by American hip hop duo OutKast, released October 31, 2000 on La Face Records.

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Synthesizer

A sound synthesizer (usually abbreviated as "synthesizer" or "synth", also spelled "synthesiser") is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals converted to sound through loudspeakers or headphones.

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The Brides of Funkenstein

The Brides of Funkenstein was a funk musical group originally composed of singers Dawn Silva and Lynn Mabry.

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The Cinderella Theory

The Cinderella Theory is the fifth studio album by American funk musician George Clinton, released August 2, 1989 on Paisley Park Records.

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The Horny Horns

The Horny Horns were a horn section associated with Parliament-Funkadelic and Bootsy's Rubber Band led by trombonist Fred Wesley.

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Too Short

Todd Anthony Shaw (born April 28, 1966), better known by the stage name Too Short (stylized as Too $hort), is an American rapper, producer, and actor.

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Walter Morrison

Walter "Junie" Morrison is a musician and producer born in Dayton, Ohio.

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X Clan

X Clan (formerly stylized as XCLAN and often incorrectly spelled X-Clan) is a hip hop group from Brooklyn, New York, originally consisting of Grand Verbalizer Funkin' Lesson Brother J, Professor X the Overseer, Paradise the Architect, and Sugar Shaft the Rhythm Provider.

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Zapp (band)

Zapp (also known as the Zapp Band or Zapp & Roger) is an American funk band that emerged from Hamilton, Ohio, in 1977.

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1990s in music

Popular music in the 1990s saw the continuation of teen pop and dance-pop trends which had emerged in the 1970s and 1980s.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P-Funk

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