Taken from Howl & Echoes(Feb 22, 2016)
George Clinton Grabs Ice Cube and Kenrick Lamar For A Funky Remix
by Alex Osborne
Bootsy Collins, Ice Cube & George Clinton
Whether you’re a ‘70s psychedelic and funk fan or not, you have probably heard of George Clinton. He has had a prolific music career; he is the genius behind the bands Parliament and Funkadelic, and brought both bands together to start P-Funk during the 1970s and early 1980s. He also launched a solo career in 1981 and since then has done collaborations with just about everyone, in just about every genre. Most recently, he appeared on Kendrick Lamar’s opening track to To Pimp a Butterfly, Wesley’s Theory.
Funkadelic released a three-disc album First Ya Gotta Shake the Gate in late 2014, featuring the track Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You? Last September, they shared a Louie Vega remix of the track, featuring Kendrick. Now, they’ve shared the We Ain’t Neva Gonna Stop Remix, which features Kendrick again (his verse is the same one from the previous remix) and a new verse from none other than Ice Cube. Turn up the speakers and have a listen below.
This is not the first time Ice Cube and George Clinton have connected. Back in ’94, the eccentric singer was on the song Bop Gun (One Nation) on Cube’s fourth solo album Lethal Injection. Kendrick and Cube came together recently when Cube and his son O’Shea Jackson Jr. presented Kendrick the award for Best Rap Album at the Grammys. Hopefully, this is just the start of more Compton collaborations from Cube and Kendrick.