US cult funk icon Betty Davis has died aged 77

The musician, who married Miles Davis in 1968, died of natural causes today (February 9)

Parliament-Funkadelic co-founder Calvin Simon has died

The news was confirmed by former P-Funk bassist Bootsy Collins on Instagram

Various artists – ‘Essiebons Special 1973-1984’ review: a beautiful tribute to one of Ghana’s greats

A new compilation celebrating the late, great Dick Essilfie-Bondzie's Essiebons record label is bursting with energy and vitality

Watch Thundercat perform with Haim, Flying Lotus and Ty Dolla $ign

Este Haim took a tumble during the guest-heavy LA show

The Meters’ Leo Nocentelli announces solo album recorded in the 1970s, ‘Another Side’

The master tapes for 'Another Side' were thought lost until 2018

Mr Jukes & Barney Artist – ‘The Locket’ review: a soulful toast to the good times

The Bombay Bicycle Club frontman and London rapper have produced a funky, reflective ode to joy

Prince – ‘Welcome 2 America’ review: purple prophet’s message still sounds fresh on lost album

The first full album of unheard material from Prince’s legendary vault tackles race and injustice through joyful funk

Chromeo announce ‘Date Night: Chromeo Live!’ album

The 20-track album was recorded during their pre-pandemic 2019 US tour