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   Tha Funk Capital Of The World


Tha Funk Capital Of The World


His booty shakin' co-authors include a staggering A-list of real-life heroes: the scholar Dr. Cornell West, the activist Rev. Al Sharpton, the actor Samuel Jackson, rappers Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg and Chuck D, P-Funkers George Clinton and Bernie Worrell, percussionist Sheila E., R&B legend Bobby Womack and guitarists Buckethead and Catfish Collins - the latter Bootsy's brother and longtime six-string foil, who passed away during the disc's making.

From the opening 'Hip Hop @ Funk U' to the closing 'The Munchies 2011,' Bootsy Collins' Tha Funk Capital of the World is a percolating playground of soul-deep rhythms and layered melodies punctuated by lyrics that range from meditations on the nature of truth to the joys of fun-loving hipness to spiritual transcendence. And while Bootsy's bass is the album's heartbeat, it's his voice that brims with giddy delight, goosing up the blissed-out vibe.


ARTIST SITE   |   RELEASED: April 26, 2011   on Mascot

TAGS: R&B | Funk


   

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TRACK LISTING


1. Spreading Hope Like Dope (Featuring Dr. Cornel West & Bootsy)
2. Hip Hop @ Funk U (Featuring Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, & Chuck D)
3. Mirrors Tell Lies (Featuring Jimi Hendrix)
4. JB-Still The Man (Featuring Rev. Al Sharpton)
5. Freedumb (Featuring Dr. Cornel West)
6. After These Messages (Featuring Samuel L. Jackson)
7. Kool Whip (Featuring Phil Ade & Candisweetz)
8. The Real Deal (Featuring Sheila E. & Candisweetz)
9. Don't Take My Funk (Featuring Catfish Collins & Bobby Womack)
10. If Looks Could Kill (Featuring Bela Fleck, Zionplanet-10, & Dennis Chambers)
11. Minds Under Construction (Featuring Buckethead & (Z-Class))
12. Siento Bombo (Featuring Olvido Ruiz & Ouiwey)
13 The Jazz Greats (A Tribute To Jazz) (Featuring George Duke & Ron Carter)
14. Garry Shider Tribute (Featuring George Clinton & Linda Shider)
15. Stars Have No Names (They Just Shine) (Featuring Nick Arnold & Chrissy Dunn)
16. Chocolate Caramel Angel (Featuring Faith Daniels, Ronnie Racket, & Casper)
17. Yummy, I Got The Munchies (Featuring Musiq Soulchild, Razzberry Hershey & Tom Joyner)

 UPCOMING TOUR DATES

 Oct 
 26 
Wichita, KS, US
Bootsy Collins with Shock G at The Cotillion
 Nov 
 22 
North Kansas City, MO, US
Bootsy Collins and Bootsy Collins and the Rubber Band at Harrah's - Voodoo Lounge
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