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  1. remembrances
    Betty Davis Freaked ItThe Queen of Funk was eternally misunderstood in her boundary-breaking.
  2. obits
    Labelle Singer Sarah Dash Dead at 76Patti LaBelle remembered her collaborator as “an awesomely talented, beautiful, and loving soul.”
  3. verzuz
    The Throwbacks Kept Coming During the Isley Brothers–Earth, Wind & Fire VerzuzAnd the Isleys closed it out with a new song with Snoop Dogg.
  4. switched on pop
    Nile Rodgers’s Signature Sound Is Taking Over Pop Again — Cory Wong Knows WhyAllow funk musician Cory Wong to take you on a tour through the history of rhythm guitar, as forever innovated by the Chic legend.
  5. the inside track
    On ‘Pay Your Way in Pain,’ St. Vincent Is Fully a Rock StarAnnie Clark refracts ’70s funk through her own idiosyncratic view on the first Daddy’s Home offering.
  6. motor booty affairs
    Bootsy Collins Must Give Up the Funk, for His HealthRest assured, 2019 will still be the Funkiest Year of Them All.
  7. godfather of go-go
    Chuck Brown, Godfather of Go-Go Funk, Dies at 75Washington, D.C. loses a musical great.