George Clinton to Retire From Touring Next Year
“Truth be told, it’s never really been about me.”
Funk-soul legend George Clinton has announced his retirement from touring. According to Billboard, the mastermind behind Parliament/Funkadelic says that he will retire from the road in May 2019.
“This has been coming a long time,” Clinton wrote. “Anyone who has been to the shows over the past couple of years has noticed that I’ve been out front less and less. Truth be told, it’s never really been about me. It’s always been about the music and the band. That’s the real P-Funk legacy. They’ll still be funkin’ long after I stop.”
Last fall, the band announced their 2018 dates for ‘Mardi Gras Madness Tour,’ which saw them trekking throughout the United States. Earlier this year, P-Funk shared their first new song many years, “I’m Gonna Make You Sick O’me” featuring Scarface.