Who invented electro funk?

Arthur Baker

Who invented electro funk?

Arthur Baker

What is the funkiest song of all time?

SlackPost’s Funkiest Songs Ever

  • Think (About It)Lyn Collins • Think (About It)
  • Higher GroundStevie Wonder • Innervisions.
  • Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) – Single VersionSly & The Family Stone •
  • Stayin AliveBee Gees • How Can You Mend A Broken Heart.
  • Do Your DanceRose Royce • Rhino Hi-Five: Rose Royce.
  • HairGraham Central Station •

Who sang Funky?

“Funkytown” is a song by American disco act Lipps Inc. from their debut album Mouth to Mouth (1979). It was released as the album’s lead single in 1980….Year-end charts.

Chart (1987) Rank
US Top Dance Sales 12-inch Singles 37

Where did hip hop culture originate?

New York City

When did funk become popular?


What is History of Hip Hop?

In the 1970s, an underground urban movement known as “hip hop” began to form in the Bronx, New York City. It focused on emceeing (or MCing) over house parties and neighborhood block party events, held outdoors. Jamaican-born DJ Clive “Kool Herc” Campbell pioneered the use of DJing percussion “breaks” in hip hop music.

How does hip hop influence culture?

Hip-hop provides a voice for an underrepresented group, as hip-hop artists use their music to comment on social and political issues important to them and their culture. Hip-hop lyrics have also been incorporated into curriculum to teach a variety of subjects, including creative writing assignments and poetry.

Who is the king of funk?

George Clinton Jr.

What does funk sound like?

Funk music is a style of popular music that emerged in the late 1960s as an outgrowth of R&B (rhythm and blues). Funk features strong bass lines, or music lines played by low-pitched instruments and has a heavy syncopated beat, meaning a beat with emphasis changed from strong beats to off beats and accents.

What was the first funk song?

Although “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” often gets the credit as the first funk number, it’s really his 1960 song, “Think,” that gets the ball rolling.