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George Clinton

George Clinton (born July 22, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and music producer and the principal architect of P-Funk. He was the mastermind of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic during the 1970s and early 1980s, and launched a solo career in 1981. He has been cited as one of the foremost innovators of funk music, along with James Brown and Sly Stone. Clinton was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic. Clinton was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina, grew up in Plainfield, New Jersey, and currently resides in Tallahassee, Florida. During his teen years Clinton formed a doo wop group inspired by Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers called The Parliaments while straightening hair at a barber salon in Plainfield. For a period in the 1960s Clinton was a staff songwriter for Motown.

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George Clinton Divorce -- Wife Fires Back ... Pay the Funk Up!

George Clinton Divorce
Wife Fires Back ... Pay the Funk Up!

George Clinton's estranged wife is down to divorce, but she's not down being left strapped for cash ... and she is asking a judge to order the funk legend to pay up, STAT. Stephanie Clinton filed… READ MORE >

George Clinton to Wife -- Go Funk Yourself ... I Filed For Divorce

George Clinton to Wife
Go Funk Yourself ... I Filed for DIVORCE

George Clinton's marriage has gone to the (atomic) dogs -- the funk legend has filed for divorce from his wife of 22 years, Stephanie Lynn Clinton, TMZ has learned. According to docs filed in… READ MORE >

- 419 days ago
George Clinton -- Funk Classics Seized to Pay Off $1 Million Debt

George Clinton
Funk Classics Seized to Pay Off $1 Million Debt

George Clinton's ex lawyers gotta have the funk, and a judge just gave it to 'em -- forcing the music legend to hand over four classic recordings to pay off the million bucks he owes the law firm… READ MORE >

- 467 days ago
George Clinton Gets Funked ... By ANOTHER Tax Lien

George Clinton
Gets Funked By ANOTHER Tax Lien

George Clinton has allegedly been atomic dogging the U.S. government once again ... so says Uncle Sam who just filed yet ANOTHER federal tax lien filed against the music legend.… READ MORE >

- 593 days ago
George Clinton -- Atomic Tax Lien

George Clinton
Atomic Tax Lien

George Clinton believes in one nation under a groove  ... he just doesn't wanna pay taxes to that nation ... at least according to a tax lien filed against the legendary… READ MORE >

- 683 days ago
P-Funk Guitarist -- I'm Funk'd Without My Guitar!

George Clinton's Guitarist
I'm FUNK'D Without My STOLEN Instrument

The guitarist for George Clinton's famous Parliament-Funkadelic band says she's desperate to get her custom shredstick back after it was stolen last week -- and her HEALTH depends on it!! Shaunna… READ MORE >

- 983 days ago
George Clinton -- One Killed, Three Others Shot After Concert

ONE KILLED, THREE OTHERS
SHOT AFTER GEORGE CLINTON CONCERT

One person was killed and three others were shot after a fight broke out following a George Clinton concert in Cleveland last night, police tell TMZ. Clinton performed at something called the… READ MORE >

- 992 days ago
George Clinton Hospitalized -- My Leg Is Funk'd Up

George Clinton Hospitalized -- My Leg Is Funk'd Up

Legendary funkmaster George Clinton -- leader of the Parliament-Funkadelic -- is being hospitalized for a staph infection in his leg ... TMZ has learned. Clinton's rep tells us ... 69-year-old… READ MORE >

- 1058 days ago

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