George Clinton (Funkadelics / The Parliaments) – IMS 2014 – Keynote Interview


12 June 2014

WHO: George Clinton (Funkadelic / Parliament) interviewed by Craig McLean

WHAT: Before it was Disco and House…it was Funk. This is a rare interview with the man who was synonymous with the genre and became known as one of the foremost innovators of Funk Music.

HIGHLIGHTS: There is much to be said about George Clinton and his influence on electronic music and this interview tells his story. We hear about how he began his career, the flamboyant style that he integrated into his music, the amazing collaborations along the way and a few special, untold stories that the IMS delegation had the privilege of hearing. This is a delightful interview that had everyone in the room on the edge of their seats. ”Who wants the funk?“

CHOICE QUOTE:

“If it makes you shake your booty, it got funk innit.”

“If it’s a hit, find out what made it a hit, there is something about it people liked.”

“Id funk her up” When asked about if he would work with Miley Cyrus

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