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Kool & The Gang’s ‘Sexy’ Return With First Airplay Chart Hit in a Decade
Billboard: The legendary R&B group debuts with new single. Kool & The Gang returns with its first Billboard airplay chart hit in 10 years, as “Sexy (Where’d You Get Yours)” debuts at No. 28 on the Adult R&B Songs chart dated Aug. 13th. Check it out at Billboard!
Kool and the Gang perform ‘Sexy’ new song live on TODAY
The release of Kool and the Gang’s new song “Sexy” marks their first studio single in nearly 10 years as the Grammy-winning band head out on their “Keep the Funk Alive” tour. Watch the funk legends perform it live in the TODAY studio. Click here to see the video.
Kool and the Gang: We’re going to ‘Keep the Funk Alive’ on new tour
Funk legends Kool and the Gang are headed back on tour, with new music. On TODAY the band members say they “never left the studio,” but have invested time with the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, which provides financial assistance to career musicians in need. Click here to see the video.
Kool & the Gang ‘Keeping Funk Alive’ This Summer, Lalah Hathaway Hits the Road & KING Goes Vinyl: R&B/Hip-Hop Briefs
The indefatigable Kool & the Gang, which has been celebrating its 50th anniversary, will be “Keeping the Funk Alive” this summer. That’s the name of the multiple-award-winning band’s upcoming tour, featuring a supporting cast that includes Prince protegés Morris Day & the Time, Bootsy’s Rubber Band, Doug E. Fresh and Big Daddy Kane. The eight-date run starts July 22 in Charlotte, North Carolina, and ends Aug. 28 in Los Angeles.
Kool & The Gang fans have the best photos! Fans, go through your attics, basements, boxes, drawers, camera, photo albums, cell phones, and more so that the world can see Rock’n’Roll through your eyes!. There will be a book published in 2017, and they plan to populate it with some of the best pictures from the website. Fans, send in your awesome shots of Kool & the Gang, and check out the Smithsonian website for more information! We hope your photo makes it!
Robert “Kool” Bell, Still Kool After All These Years – Bass Musician Magazine
When Kool & The Gang released the ultimate party anthem, Celebration in 1980 it would have been hard to believe that 35 years later, the track would be applied to celebrating themselves. And celebrate they should as 2014 marked the group’s 50th year in existence, longer than any other R&B group in history. Continue reading here!
Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, The Recording Academy has announced the newest additions to the GRAMMY Hall of Fame including Kool & The Gang’s “Celebration”. The latest round of inducted recordings continues to highlight diversity and recording excellence, and acknowledges both singles and album recordings of all genres at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance.
Congratulations to all inductees!
Click here to see the full GRAMMY Hall of Fame list.
After 50 years and 23 albums, the legacy of Kool & the Gang has become so much a part of our national fabric it’s hard to remember a time when their music wasn’t a perpetual party anthem source Read the full article.