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The band Rick James was founded in 1948. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Buffalo. Generally, music journalists would define Rick James’s style within the genre/s of soul music, rhythm and blues, funk, rock music, disco, and other rock music.
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The Gap Band
The Gap Band was an American R&B and funk band that rose to fame during the 1970s and 1980s. The band consisted of three brothers Charlie, Ronnie, and Robert Wilson; and it was named after streets (Greenwood, Archer, and Pine) in the historic Greenwood neighbo... [wikipedia]
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Cameo is an American soul-influenced funk group that formed in 1974. Cameo was initially a 14-member group known as the New York City Players; this name was later changed to Cameo, because there was already another band using that name. When his manager asked ... [wikipedia]
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Zapp (also known as the Zapp Band or Zapp & Roger) is an American funk band that emerged from Dayton, Ohio, United States, in 1977. Particularly influential in the electro subgenre of funk, Zapp were known for their trademark use of the talk-box effect. The o... [wikipedia]
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The Dazz Band is an American R&B, funk band most popular in the early 1980s. Emerging from Cleveland, Ohio, the group's biggest hit songs include the Grammy Award-winning "Let It Whip" (1982), "Joystick" (1983), and "Let It All Blow" (1984). The name of the ba... [wikipedia]
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Mary Jane Girls
The Mary Jane Girls were an American R&B, soul and funk group that gained popularity in the 1980s. They were protégées of singer Rick James. They are known for their songs "In My House", "All Night Long", "Candy Man", and their cover version of "Walk Like a Ma... [wikipedia]
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Ohio Players were an American funk, soul music and R&B band, most popular in the 1970s. They are best known for their songs "Fire" and "Love Rollercoaster"; as well as for their erotic album covers that featured nude or nearly nude women. Many of the women wer... [wikipedia]
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Teena Marie (born Mary Christine Brockert; March 5, 1956 – December 26, 2010) was an American singer-songwriter and producer. She was known by her childhood nickname Tina before taking the stage name Teena Marie and later acquired the nickname Lady Tee (someti... [wikipedia]
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The Fatback Band (later, simply Fatback) is an American funk and disco band that was popular in the 1970s and 1980s. The Fatback Band is most known for their R&B hits, "(Do the) Spanish Hustle", "I Like Girls", "Gotta Get My Hands on Some (Money)", "Backstroki... [wikipedia]
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One Way was an American R&B and funk band that was popular in the late 1970s, and throughout most of the 1980s, led by singer Al Hudson. The group's most successful record was "Cutie Pie", which reached no.4 on the Billboard Soul Singles chart and no.61 on th... [wikipedia]
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Commodores is an American funk and soul band, which was at its peak in the late 1970s through the mid 1980s. The members of the group met as mostly freshmen at Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) in 1968, and signed with Motown in November 1972, havin... [wikipedia]
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Con Funk Shun
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What Genre is Rick James?
Rick James genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Rick James. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of soul music, rhythm and blues, funk, rock music, disco, and other rock music.