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Rolling Stone Interview
February 1, 2011 9:48 pm
Rolling Stone, March 8, 2002. "Rick James Back on the Street: After a stroke, funk legend getting his freak on" by Bill Crandall.  MORE
Rolling Stone Essentials
September 26, 2014 8:06 am
Rolling Stone listed their 10 essential Rick James tracks. Which tracks are on your essentials list?
Quote of the Day
October 20, 2014 7:46 am
"I try to make the audience forget all their problems - for an hour and a half or so get them out of themselves, and space, and time, and consciousness." - Rick James, Rolling Stone, March 8 2002
?uestlove
January 21, 2015 7:43 am
?uestlove plays "What's In My Bag?" with Rolling Stone and picks up some hard-to-get Rick James albums during his trip to Amoeba Records in LA.
Street Songs
April 17, 2015 12:50 pm
"A cassette of Brahms' 'Concerto no. 1 in D Minor', one of James' favorite pieces of music, fills the rear of the limo a lullaby for a superstar. Rick James can afford to sleep easy. He is now the most popular black rock & roll star in the world. His last album has sold more than four million copies. He is a millionaire many times over. Yes, life has been good to Rick James recently." - Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone after Street Songs' original release. Get it again, on vinyl, June 9. Pre-order here.  MORE
Quote of the Day
September 16, 2015 7:02 am
"Rick James is the baddest-looking dude in rock & roll, and don't try to tell him otherwise." - Rolling Stone, 1982  MORE
Quote of the Day
October 7, 2015 10:59 am
"I don't ever want to look at a concert as work." - Rick James to Bill Crandal, Rolling Stone 2002  MORE
Below the Funk
October 28, 2015 8:27 am
"Below the Funk" is really one of my favorites. It's an afro-rhythm thing, but it's really just me telling people in my hometown, "F*ck you. Kiss my ass." - Rick James to Bill Crandal, Rolling Stone 2002  MORE
Quote of the Day
January 11, 2016 8:21 am
"At age thirteen, [Rick James] started making a habit of stealing Chevies. 'Guy's got to have some fun,' he would say. 'I need a car. I have women on the other side of town. I have to see them.'" - Rolling Stone  MORE
Quote of the Day
January 27, 2016 9:07 am
"Growing up Rick always wanted something better for himself: "Lots of cars, lots of clothes, lots of women. Being recognized all over the place... All that bullshit that never comes true. But this time it did." - Rolling Stone, 1982  MORE
Quote of the Day
March 9, 2016 7:52 am
"At age thirteen, [Rick James] started making a habit of stealing Chevies. He would say, 'I need a car. I have women on the other side of town. I have to see them.'" - Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 1982  MORE
Glow
July 8, 2016 9:15 am
"Intriguing as a pipe-filled motel-room breakdown." - Rolling Stone  MORE
Quote of the Day
July 13, 2016 7:12 am
"If even half the stories in Rick James's new autobiography, 'Glow,' are true, then James led one of the most epic rock lives ever." - Rolling Stone, July 2014  MORE
Quote of the Day
September 2, 2016 4:23 pm
"Rick James is the baddest-looking dude in rock & roll, and don't try to tell him otherwise." - Rolling Stone, 1982  MORE
Quote of the Day
December 9, 2016 9:13 am
"At age thirteen, [Rick James] started making a habit of stealing Chevies. 'Guy's got to have some fun,' he would say. 'I need a car. I have women on the other side of town. I have to see them.'" - Rolling Stone  MORE
How are you getting funky and fresh for Rick’s 69th birthday today?
February 1, 2017 7:48 am
"James led one of the most epic rock lives ever." - Gavin Edwards, Rolling Stone.   MORE
Quote of the Day
March 6, 2017 6:40 am
"As someone who beat the odds, and as a musician who gave up the truth. My music ain't no contrived bullshit. It ain't no sci-fi shit. It's the real fuckin' deal." - Rick James to Rolling Stone, 2002.  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
Quote of the Day
April 28, 2017 6:50 am
“Rick James is the baddest-looking dude in rock & roll, and don't try to tell him otherwise.” - Rolling Stone, 1982.   MORE
Video of the Day
May 1, 2017 5:30 pm
"[Mary Jane] could've just strolled its fly-ass along for 25 minutes and nobody would've minded." - Rolling Stone on Rick's classic ‘Mary Jane’, 2014.   MORE
Rolling Stone
August 2, 2017 12:28 pm
Rolling Stone praised James as "one of the leading lights of funk in the late Seventies and early Eighties." What songs catapulted Rick to the top of funk?  MORE
In the Ghetto
August 30, 2017 2:02 pm
Rolling Stone ranked Busta Rhymes' "In The Ghetto," featuring Rick James, as one of the top 25 songs produced by Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine.   MORE
Video of the Day
October 3, 2017 10:22 am
"[Loosey's Rap] was one of the first proper rap and R&B collaborations (if not the first) [to] hit number one on the R&B charts." - Rolling Stone  MORE


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