Quote of the Day
12/10/18 1:01 pm
"James concocted a sound that was sturdy, glossy and irresistible." - NY Times  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
12/05/18 11:53 am
"[Rick's] songs are him. I mean 'Ghetto Life' is his life. That's the soul life, 'cause we lived in the ghetto. And he did hang out around the corner with the boys. That's his life." - Rick’s mom, Mabel Gladden  MORE >>
12/03/18 12:58 pm
Do you think you know all the lyrics to Rick's jams? Finish this lyric to earn your street cred:  MORE >>
11/30/18 2:02 pm
"Rick James showed the world that not only is style important, but so is the attitude underneath those clothes." - BuzzFeed  MORE >>
Happy Birthday to founder of Motown, Berry Gordy!
11/28/18 3:03 pm
“Barry treated me with respect and love, and he’s a man with a lot of dignity.” - Rick James  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
11/27/18 1:06 pm
"In the hierarchy of funk, no artist has been more exciting, more inspired and 'badder' than the Super Freak himself... Rick James. His bass-heavy songs and his outrageous persona set the standard for hardcore funk... 'punk funk'. James’ hits..have been among the guiding lights of the genre." - Motown  MORE >>
Quote of the Day
11/23/18 12:40 pm
"I'm trying to change the root of funk, trying to make it more progressive, more melodic and more lyrically structured.” - Rick James  MORE >>
VIdeo of the Day
11/21/18 1:46 pm
"Teena had the voice of an opera singer - an incredible range and power for days. She took my breath away. Personally, she was a sweetheart, shy and polite and respectful as she could be." - Rick James  MORE >>
Tune In
11/19/18 2:03 pm
Tune in this week for SUPER FREAK POWERED BY RICK JAMES on Dash Radio - hosted by Rick’s daughter, Ty James! She’ll be spinning some fresh funk and soul for you all week long. 🕺🏾💃🏾 Get down:  MORE >>
11/16/18 12:00 pm
STREET SONGS' funky tracks gave a voice to Americans who felt silenced and still speaks to so many people today, withstanding the test of time. Relive the magic:  MORE >>

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