Parliment-Funkadelic (also commonly known as P-Funk) is an American funk music collective group lead by George Clinton. This group is consisting of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic, who have both been active since the 1960s. With their funky style, the group first began in New Jersey in 1956 and has led a large legacy of many fans of both their music and their style.
The band draws a lot of inspiration from James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, and many others. They first hit the music charts with their first single “Flash Light”. George Clinton’s iconic and widely loved Mothership is avalible in the Smithsonian Museum of African American history and Culture exhibit. They are also in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, #56 on the “Greatest Bands of All Time” list, and their song “Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)” has been sampled more than 35 times by other rappers and artists. On May 11th, 2019, Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic were given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Recording Academy.