Its time to go get funk! Funk was created in the late 1960’s. Funk is a mixture of Soul, R&B, and jazz. Funk music linked several of different types of music together. One of the famous funk songs is “I’m Black and I’m Proud”. Songs like this empowered black to embrace who they were and to take a stand.

 

Artist include:

Kool and the Gang

Rick James

Funkadelic

Bootsy Collins

 

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