Friday Funk: Lotus Flower

Be careful of the seeds you plant in the garden of your mind.
The seeds grow after their kind.

– George Clinton, Lotus Flower

Just got my ticket to see George Clinton in my neighborhood this Sunday. Shout to my friends Fernando and Lila for pushing me to prioritize such matters ahead of the rat race. So obviously this Friday Funk installment pays respect to the overseer of interplanetary funk. Many FF installments over the years have featured Clinton in pure funk form and rap form. Tonight’s selection is the latter—a 2006 Blackalicious song called Lotus Flower in which Clinton and Gift of Gab put on a cosmic universal showcase that’ll help me get set for Sunday and help you get your cool back for the weekend. Just let the song take you…


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