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Genre: funk rock

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Parent Genre: rock

Funk rock is a genre that combines elements of funk and rock music. It typically features prominent bass lines, funky guitar riffs, and a strong emphasis on rhythm and groove. The genre emerged in the 1970s and gained popularity in the 1980s and 1990s. Funk rock bands often incorporate elements of other genres, such as punk, hip hop, and soul. The music is known for its energetic and danceable qualities, as well as its socially conscious lyrics.


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Drum Kit, Vocals, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Keyboard/Piano, Synthesizer, Horn Section, Double Bass, Keyboard/Synthesizer, Piano, Organ, Saxophone, Clarinet, Trombone, Trumpet, Drum Machine, Sampler, Turntables, Keyboard, Percussion

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Most popular funk rock albums

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Proud Like a God
1997
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Californication (Deluxe Edition)
1999
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Purple Rain
1984
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Morning View
2001
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Kick (Remastered 2011)
1987
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Speaking in Tongues (Deluxe Version)
1983
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Hooray For Boobies
1999
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Maggot Brain
1971
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The Real Thing
1989
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Ritual De Lo Habitual
1990
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Mothership Connection
1975
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We Like It Here
2014
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Sailing The Seas Of Cheese
1991
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Based on a True Story
2005
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The Joy of Music, The Job of Real Estate
2020
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Get Some
1997

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List of funk rock artists

Here is a list of funk rock artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the funk rock genre. You can find out what funk rock genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 70 3193746
2 82 20500448
3 61 1790651
4 63 1021521
5 54 1395219
6 58 1139935
7 61 945520
8 69 2400722
9 54 331069
10 70 7171956
11 46 175197
12 69 2605462
13 51 271471
14 53 384973
15 57 1004969
16 44 326194
17 51 737000
18 51 784896
19 47 231079
20 40 211334
21 59 902986
22 36 115226
23 38 148864
24 31 37796
25 34 108025
26 34 41886
27 28 18935
28 54 166936
29 54 619511
30 40 475062
31 48 690325
32 43 210653
33 45 165888
34 44 112337
35 40 125491
36 19 15684
37 18 7639
38 19 18074
39 34 30752
40 32 51067
41 14 6634
42 36 48684
43 33 40671
44 31 76943
45 30 17234
46 31 27471
47 24 17597
48 28 19496
49 28 14700
50 3 905
51 26 16711
52 23 12196
53 20 21757
54 19 18087
55 15 6296
56 11 9844
57 9 822
58 8 1090
59 8 3314
60 5 1934
61 2 1034
62 1 616
63 1 674

funk rock playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular funk rock music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.