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KOOL & THE GANG

For more than four decades the world has sung and danced the to the infectious sound of Kool & The Gang. No matter where we are, at a party or alone in the car, note for note, word for word we “Get Down on it” and “Celebrate” good times with the legendary group from Jersey City.

Kool & The Gang’s influence spans the musical spectrum from their funk driven mega hits, “Jungle Boogie”, “Hollywood Swinging”, “Funky Stuff” to the jazz infused “Summer Madness” to their unstoppable pop hits, “Ladies Night”,” Get Down On It”, “Fresh”, “Cherish”, “Too Hot” and “Celebration”. The band’s music has been sampled by a vast array of artists from N.W.A. to Madonna, who have created over 600 additional songs using Kool & The Gang’s signature groves. Kool & the Gang is the most sampled band in hip hop and their musical message is sure to be heard for generations to come.

Kool & the Gang has influenced the music landscape for four generations. Their songs have merited two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten pop hits and 32 gold and platinum albums.