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Funky Punk: 'I'm Rick James'new

Much of Rick James' studio output isn't particularly memorable. Yet as a performer he's wholly original, making his new collection of live performances and videos, I'm Rick James: The Definitive DVD, more essential than his actual albums.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Ben Westhoff  |  04-10-2009  |  Reviews

New Angels in Rock Heavennew

A critic polishes off the Greil Marcus Rock Death Meter to rank tragic deaths of rock stars in 2004. The worst was the murder of metal guitarist Dimebag Darrell Abbott, shot and killed on stage by a deranged fan.
Houston Press  |  John Nova Lomax  |  01-03-2005  |  Music

Rick James RIP, Bitch: DJs Pay Homage to the Funky Onenew

Rick James was a junkie who banged black (and white) models, as did the Rolling Stones. What's more, he was utterly unrepentant about it all from glorious beginning to sorry downfall to pitiful end.
Houston Press  |  John Nova Lomax  |  08-23-2004  |  Music

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