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George Clinton & Parliament release first album in 38 years

Medicaid Fraud Dogg was released on 22 May as digital-only

Parliament have released a new digital only album. Medicaid Fraud Dogg is the group's first in 38 years, following Trombipulation in 1980.

“I had to get this music out there,” says George Clinton. “I felt real creative urgency to give the world this, right now.” Recently he said in a Reddit AMA that he'd been listening to “Flying Lotus, Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z's new album, Tra'Zae, and all that shit coming out of Atlanta. All that trap shit. I'm trapped in it.”

A live performance on 26 May at LA Greek Theater will mark George Clinton’s final world tour, running until May 2019. Following that Parliament-Funkadelic will continue on without Clinton. Recently Clinton is working as consulting producer for Season 2 of Tales From The Tour Bus, with each episode said to feature funk legends.

Medicaid Fraud Dogg is released on C Kunspyruhzy Records Inc. Listen to “I'm Gon Make U Sick O'Me” featuring Scarface and Mudbone.