Next came The Best Of Kool & the Gang Featuring The Penguin, Kool & the Gang Live at PJ’S, Music Is The Message, and Good Times, all of which helped solidify a sound that wowed not only fans but such contemporaries as James Brown and Nina Simone.
To claim your free chat line trial, all you have to do is CALL.
We will automatically add 60 free chat minutes to the phone number you are calling from- so make sure you are on the phone you want to use.
ess and Open Sesame, they’ve earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums.
Kool & the Gang has performed continuously for the past 43 years, longer than any R&B group in history.
Their debut album spawned their first Billboard R&B charted single Kool & the Gang and later Let the Music Take Your Mind.
In 1970, their audacious sophomore set Live at the Sex Machine peaked at #6 on Billboard’s R&B chart and yielded three hit singles: Funky Man, Who’s Gonna Take the Weight, and I Want to Take You Higher.Today, the group enjoys global fame and recognition and a following that spans generations due in part to the groups widely sampled catalogue.Kool & the Gang’s drum beats, bass, guitar and signature horn lines lace the tracks of numerous artists including the Beastie Boys, Jay-Z, Madonna, Janet Jackson, Cypress Hill, and P. Kool & the Gang is the most sampled band in hip-hop by far.With the explosion of hip-hop in the 90’s, Kool & the Gang’s incredible catalog of grooves made them DJ favorites.They were second only to R&B icon James Brown as sources of rap music samples.They were honored with a BET Soul Train Lifetime Achievement award.