Dam-Funk

SPIN Overlooked Albums Report: The Goon Sax and Let’s Eat Grandma Are Teenagers of the Year

Welcome to the dark underbelly of the pretty unfair industry cycle that shoves Radiohead and Queen Bey and Views and that Apple Music independent contractor Chance…
SPIN Staff / July 15, 2016

SPIN Singles Mix: Christine and the Queens, Young Galaxy, Hinds, and More

Welcome to SPIN’s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Madrid indie-pop collectives,…
SPIN Staff / September 9, 2015

Dâm-Funk and Nite Jewel Team Up for Silky, Sultry ‘Can U Read Me?’

After lending supreme vocals to a song on Dâm-Funk's Invite the Light, released today on Stones Throw, Los Angeles songstress Nite Jewel has teamed with her West Coast…
Harley Brown / September 4, 2015

Review: Dâm-Funk Strives to Fuse Past and Future Funk on ‘Invite the Light’

Five years ago, Los Angeles-based minor groove deity Dâm-Funk unleashed a two-hour mix on Mary Hobbs' BBC Radio 1 show. Imperiously titled "The Future of Modern Funk," its 19 tracks…
Harley Brown / September 4, 2015

Jukebox Jury: Dâm-Funk Interprets Funkadelic’s Album Art and Waxes Nostalgic About MySpace

"Invite the light." That's the title of the latest record from supreme soulster Damon Riddick, a.k.a. Dâm-Funk, as well as the life philosophy he explains…
Harley Brown / September 3, 2015

Hear Nocando’s Smooth, Dam-Funk-Produced ‘Lucid Dream’

Los Angeles rapper Nocando is the host of the incredibly influential trippy hip-hop night Low End Theory and founder of Hellfyre Club, a label and…
Brandon Soderberg / February 13, 2014

Watch Dam-Funk Sling Deep Grooves for Hour-Long Boiler Room DJ Set

When we sat down with Snoop Dogg and Dam-Funk to discuss their album 7 Days of Funk, the pair dropped a serious truth: "You can funk for…
Chris Martins / December 17, 2013

Watch Snoopzilla and Dam-Funk Celebrate 7 Days of Funk on ‘Conan’

Snoopzilla, a.k.a. Snoop Dogg, and Dâm-Funk recently sat down with SPIN to outline the modest proposal behind their collaborative project, 7 Days of Funk. "What…
Kyle McGovern / December 10, 2013

Snoop Dogg and Dam-Funk Take the Ol’ Mothership for a Lazy Spin on ‘7 Days of Funk’

Play a drinking game — or, perhaps, a puffing game — where you take a shot (or a draw) at every utterance of the word…
Andy Beta / December 9, 2013

Old Doggs, New Tricks: Snoopzilla and Dam-Funk Talk ‘7 Days of Funk’

It's a Friday afternoon in L.A.'s Lincoln Heights neighborhood, and one of the West Coast's O-est G's is holding court at the headquarters of Stones…
Chris Martins / December 6, 2013

Snoop Dogg Goes Indie With Dam-Funk on ‘Faden Away’

West Coast gangsta godfather Snoop Dogg and Los Angeles groove merchant Dâm-Funk have teamed up for an entire album on revered indie-rap hub Stones Throw…
Chris Martins / October 15, 2013

Dam-Funk, Total Science, S.P.Y., and Riya Concoct Heavenly Summer Anthem

Here's a concatenation of names you probably weren't expecting to see, well, ever: Total Science and S.P.Y., Riya, Dâm-Funk, and Toolroom Records. I've been saying…
Philip Sherburne / April 3, 2012