11 news items tagged as 1984:

Quote of the Day
March 12, 2014 8:22 am
"The Moog company in Buffalo gave me a lot of new toys to play around with, so I put aside the stuff I'd originally written. The drum machine has become a new frequency, it's tuned into people's brains. Also, it doesn't talk back." Rick James on experimenting with new sounds in 1984
Quote of the Day
March 24, 2014 9:56 am
"Whether you're rich or poor, life's still cold-blooded." - Rick James (NME, 1984)
Berry Gordy
June 18, 2014 8:32 am
From back in '84:, "Berry Gordy said you were a pussycat. Is that fair?" "I'm a pussycat, but if you fuck with me I'm a black panther. Berry Gordy is a pussycat."  MORE
Quote of the Day
August 15, 2014 8:27 am
"You've got love with me, hope, the future. I write about shit the way it is." - Rick James, Barney Hoskyns, NME, 14 April 1984  MORE
Quote of the Day
August 18, 2014 8:11 am
"There's so many plastic people [in Hollywood] it's like a walking Disneyland. Everybody's Donald Duck or Mickey Mouse." - Rick James, to Barney Hoskyns, NME, April 14, 1984  MORE
Quote of the Day
August 20, 2014 8:00 am
Rick's ahead-of-his-time views on the music biz: "It's getting numb. There's less to think about. It's saying less and meaning less." - Barney Hoskyns, NME, 14 April 1984  MORE
Quote of the Day
February 2, 2015 8:29 am
"Rick James doesn't really need a partner - he could almost duet with his own ego. But he didn't go wrong with Teena Marie." - Michael Musto, Music Views & Reviews October 8th, 1984  MORE
Quote of the Day
May 18, 2015 6:54 am
"Everything's an influence on me. Catholicism, Buddhist and Tibetan writings, Martin Luther King. I spend a lot of time at the ranch reading. I'm just happy when things are moving in a positive direction, when they're running smooth." - Rick to NME, 1984  MORE
Quote of the Day
July 20, 2015 8:39 am
"The entertainment business sucks. It's ugly, demented, perverted, and you to be ugly, demented and perverted to cope with it." - Rick James speaking with NME in 1984  MORE
Today In History
August 12, 2015 8:56 am
Today in 1984, from the archives: Rick posing with one of his acts, Process and the Doo-Rags   MORE
November 4, 2016 9:01 am
Nobody parties like Rick! Rick and the Mary Jane Girls, 1984.   MORE

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