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James Brown

Funky President (People It’s Bad)

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“Funky President (People It’s Bad)“ is a funk song by James Brown. Released as a single in 1974, it charted #4 R&B. It also appeared on the album Reality. According to Brown the “funky president” of the song’s title was meant to refer to U.S. President Gerald Ford, who had succeeded Richard Nixon in the White House shortly before it was recorded. “Funky President” is one of James Brown’s most frequently sampled recordings. Its rhythmic groove has been used on dozens of hip hop tracks. Read on...

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