Finding The Funk (2013)

Nelson George’s ‘Finding The Funk’ Documentary Premieres on VH1 Tonight

'Finding The Funk' (2013)

‘Finding The Funk’ (2013)

What is funk music? You’re about to find out tonight when VH1 premieres Finding The Funk, a documentary that journeys through the roots of the music genre that bridges R&B and hip-hop.

Narrated by The Roots drummer ?uestlove, the feature includes interviews with George Clinton, Sly Stone, Bootsy Collins, Nile Rodgers, Maceo Parker, Sheila E., D’Angelo, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, and many more.

Written, directed and co-produced by journalist and culture critic Nelson George, the long-awaited film debuted at SXSW last year. Enjoy the trailer below and tune into VH1 at 10pm EST/9pm CST.

[spotted via okayplayer.com]