13 news items tagged as 2004:

Today In History
February 11, 2015 7:34 am
The infamous Chappelle Show episode featuring "Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories - Rick James" aired today in 2004.  MORE
Teena Marie
June 29, 2015 7:29 am
Rick James and Teena Marie warm your loins one last time in 2004.  MORE
This Week in History
February 8, 2016 7:04 am
Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories: Rick James aired on the Chappelle Show this week in 2004. Check out this one-of-a-kind action figure of Dave Chappelle dressed as Rick James we dug up!
Video of the Day
June 29, 2016 9:14 am
Rick performed with Teena Marie one last time today in 2004. Who was watching that night?  MORE
Quote of the Day
March 1, 2017 1:46 pm
"The feeling of the crowd singing, the people dancing in the aisles cast a magic spell on me. I made a pact with myself from that day on: Music was my life." - Rick James, 2004  MORE
Quote of the Day
March 17, 2017 6:55 am
''I had always been a free spirit and [had] always gotten what I wanted.'' - Rick James to New York Times, 2004.   MORE
Street Songs
March 24, 2017 6:12 am
"I don't think there's been an album out there that really exemplifies [street] life better than ‘Street Songs’ does. We talk about it all, and I don't think we missed a beat." - Rick James to Rolling Stone, 2004.   MORE
Street Songs
April 7, 2017 9:37 am
"Mr. James reached superstar status with his 1981 album 'Street Songs,' which had partygoers across the country gyrating to the hits 'Super Freak' and 'Give It to Me Baby.'" - Washington Post, 2004. Any of the old-school fans here have memories to share from those days? Get gyrating:
Quote of the Day
May 5, 2017 6:44 am
"[Deeper Still] is one he really wanted out. He really didn't want anybody else on these songs. He wanted to prove himself again. He wanted people to enjoy him; his music." - Ron Kramer in Billboard. 2004. Today marks the 10th Anniversary of Rick's last album, "Deeper Still". Play it loud and proud for the King of Punk Funk.
Quote of the Day
May 8, 2017 6:58 am
"Working three hours with Rick James, that's like five years in a university studying record-making. Inside of 40 minutes you'd have a fully finished production. It was really great." - Daniel Lanois to LA Times, 2004.   MORE
Quote of the Day
May 22, 2017 6:41 am
"As much as for his showmanship and his lunacy, James ought to be remembered for his ambition, his fluency, his professionalism.” - The New York Times, 2004.   MORE
Quote of the Day
May 29, 2017 7:25 am
"I think personality and songs are what sells albums. You have to take a good personality and put it with a good song. I know those are two things Rick James had a whole lot of." - Kanye West, 2004.   MORE
Quote of the Day
June 14, 2017 6:47 am
"James was the bad boy of black pop, a groove-minded funkster with a nasty attitude, and a tall, lean sex machine." - MOJO, 2004.   MORE

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