The New Funkadelic Revival: Read Our Exclusive Interview with Boulevards' Jamil Rashad On Bringing Funk Back To The People and His New Album

“Funk is the DNA for hip hop,” George Clinton once said in a television interview, when asked why his music had such staying power. It’s true, funk music is the double helix of sorts for the hip hop that rose from the streets to the top of the record label chain and to a sort of a blanketed commerciality that makes the rap music of today seem very watered down. This is where Boulevards comes in – not only are they bringing back the downhome funkiness of hip hop, they are also making funk music for the 21st century, which is amazing. Click here to read our interview with Boulevards' Jamil Rashad on his new album and bringing funk back to the people.