On his birthday, Multi Grammy Award winning funk legend Bootsy Collins announces new collaborative compilation album project, Funk Not Fight, in association with Syncr and The Bootsy Collins Foundation.
Funk Not Fight features emerging artists alongside Bootsy, Lettuce, Buckethead, Spreading Hope Through The Power of Music.
Collins stated of the project, “Funk Not Fight! Spreading Hope No Joke.”
The Funk Not Fight project will feature emerging artists, rappers, poets, singers, instrumentalists, who will submit their music for consideration to be featured on the album alongside Bootsy and other established guest artists and supporters will include, Lettuce, Buckethead, Zapp, Triggy, Syleena Johnson, Tommy Davidson, Hi-Tek, Deanna Brown, G7, Michael Dyson, Steve Lacy and more.
As a preview of what’s to come, Bootsy Collins released a teaser of the album title track and new single “Funk Not Fight.”
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The Funk Not Fight project is in partnership with Bootsy Collins Foundation, Syncr, The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, Apple, Spotify, Tudor Games, with additional partners to be announced. All money raised will go towards initiatives that are in need of financial support, that are dedicated to helping turn the tide of violence and unrest in our communities. The official album release date and further details will be announced forthcoming.
To celebrate his birthday, Bootsy also launched his new Apple Music radio show, featuring guests Morris Day, Bruno Mars, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Flea and Sheila E for a special Birthday Bootsy Extravaganza episode celebrating Funk Not Fight, alongside an episode with Steve Lacy. Listen Here