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Do That Stuff! George Clinton Gets A Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

by Black America Web

We will always be here for the honoring of Black music icons, especially when it comes to the prestigious honor of receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

That’s why we couldn’t think of a better soul, or soul legend, who’s a more deserving recipient other than the head honcho of Parliament-Funkadelic himself, George Clinton.



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The age-defying 82-year-old father of funk was given an official induction ceremony last Friday (January 19) on the iconic Hollywood Boulevard in California. On board to help bestow Clinton with the honorific title was friend and musical contemporary Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, civil rights attorney Ben Crump, songwriter Janie Bradford and even a handful of fraternity brothers of Omega Psi Phi. The latter has adopted his hit single, “Atomic Dog,” as the organization’s national anthem for over 40 years.

Take a look below at what George Clinton had to say during his Hollywood Walk Of Fame induction speech, via Billboard:


“Noting to audience laughter that he was going to read his speech ‘because I’m so emotional and ain’t no way in hell I’m going to remember all this s—,’ the newly minted Hollywood Walk of Fame inductee called it an ‘honor to receive a star alongside the many notables from the world of entertainment. The old fans and new fans who let the music move their souls; you all know who I’m talking about [because] I’ve always said it’s the people who make the funk. [Also] thank you to the Omega Psi Phi fraternity] brothers who adopted ‘Atomic Dog’ as their national anthem and keeping it relevant for over 40 years. Damn! 40 years. Now as we drop the star, let it be a symbol not just for George Clinton but for the power of the funk, the power of unity of one nation under a groove. This acknowledgement does not mark a destination or even a pause because we’re…

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