a gift to mankind from the prosperous african-hearted america (africa kickz azz).
it's all 'bout shaking your ass to the sexiest grooves you can imagine. best enjoyed live in close company with either a woman or a man, what ever you prefer...
Mike: No man. I'm not in the mood tonight. I'll probably just watch TV and go to bed.
John: Damn dude, that's the second weekend in a row! Sounds to me like you're in a funk.
-"I ain't trippin, I just wanna rap man, I don't want funk with another black man" --Mac Dre
-"And Mrs. Mossberg, livin in that back trunk, you know that old school bitch, she like to get in funk" --Spice 1
-"Don't be actin like no bitch when the funk is on, cause if them niggas catch you slippin then yo ass is gone" --Spice 1
-"Uzis and 9s were kept in the trunk, cause the north and the south had high power funk" --Mac Dre
-"The funk is on" --lots of Bay area rappers say this really (meaning the same as "it's on")
These days, most people mistake bands such as Red Hot Chili Peppers and Rage Against the Machine to be funk bands, when they are actually funk METAL bands. There is a lot of difference. These bands simply take the base styles and drum styles used in funk and incorporate them into metal.
REAL funk artists use pretty much the same lineup as a jazz group, which includes saxophones, trumpets, trombones, keyboards/pianos, drums, bass and sometimes guitar.
Examples of real funk artists are:
"Higher Ground" - Stevie Wonder
"Chameleon" - Herbie Hancock
"Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine" - James Brown
"Superstition" - Stevie Wonder
"Sly" - Herbie Hancock