pioneers

Founding Member of Parliament-Funkadlic Bernie Worrell Passes Away at 72

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Legendary keyboardist Bernie Worrell, better known as “Dr. Woo” passed away Friday, June 24 from lung cancer at the age of 72. Known as one of the founding members of Parliament-Funkadelic, Worrell was a synthesizer pioneer. He was best-known for the innovative bass line he played on three connected Minimoog synthesizers in the 1978 Parliament song […]

The First Ladies Of Rap: MC Lyte

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The First Ladies of Rap and Hip Hop culture are all forward-thinking pioneers whose legacies, both individual and collective, are undeniable. While these women don’t technically require a proper introduction at this stage in their careers as veterans, there’s no better time than Women’s History Month to celebrate the achievements, challenges overcome and contributions each have made over the […]