Kool & The Gang Sexy Weekend Getaway

Listen daily to The Afternoon Rush and when Ebony, Mike or Loni say “Post Your Sexy Private Message Now”, use the below form or visit The Afternoon Rush Facebook page and send your Sexy Private Message along with your name, primary contact phone number.

One (1) Grand Prize Winner and a Guest will receive a weekend getaway to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL to see Kool & the Gang.

Twenty 1st Place Winners will be selected and receive a Kool & the Gang Sexy Prize Pack which includes a CD single, t-shirt, and socks.

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A Place in the New Smithsonian Sounds Pretty Kool

Add another feather in the caps of Jersey City’s favorite sons, Kool & the Gang.

They’ve already been inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, their music was included on a movie soundtrack (the first “Rocky” film), and there’s a street in Jersey City named in their honor.

And now they’re about to become part of the Smithsonian Institute’s new $500 million Museum of African-American Art And Culture, scheduled to open in the fall.

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Kool & The Gang with Sandra Bernhard

We had a great time with Sandra Bernhard yesterday at SiriusXM talking about “Jungle Boogie” and our newest hit “Sexy”!
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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 Return With Funky New Song ‘Sexy’ – Rolling Stone

Kool & the Gang have released their funky new track “Sexy (Where’d You Get Yours),” the funk soul legends’ first new single in nearly a decade. Head to Rolling Stone to read more!

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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.

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Keepin’ The Funk Alive


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!

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Kool Teams Up With Artists of Tomorrow

Kool teamed up with fellow GRAMMY Award winners Questlove and David Sardy to nominate the artist they believe will be a household name in 2016 and beyond.

Watch why Kool is endorsing Allen Stone and vote for the artist you think should win the title Artist of Tomorrow!

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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!

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Kool in Premier Guitar Magazine

Check out Kool in Premier Guitar Magazine, “Forgotten Heroes: Robert ‘Kool’ Bell”.

Read the full article here!

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Kool For The Holidays Available Now!

Kool stopped by SiriusXM to share some holiday music from “Kool For The Holidays” – available now!

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George Brown of Kool & The Gang and The Floozies Release New Single

Check out “She Ain’t Yo Girlfriend” and read about the collaboration here!


“Celebration” In GRAMMY Hall Of Fame

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.

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Jewel & The Gang On Jimmy Kimmel Live!

In case you missed our performance with Jewel for a special Jewel & The Gang Mash-Up Monday performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live check it out here! _91A3380


NYSE Celebrates with Kool & The Gang!

In celebration of Kool & The Gang’s 50th anniversary, the band rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Watch the full interview with CNBC here!

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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.