Prince’s hilarious old man disguise is our Throwback Thursday feature. I’m sure I speak for everyone when I say we’re still hurting over Prince’s death but clips like this inject some laughter into the situation. Here, he dons the attire of an old man as he presents Chris Rock with the Man Of The Year in Television Comedy award for GQ’s Men Of The Year…

This 1978 disco episode of 60 Minutes is our Throwback Thursday presentation, starring Studio 54. A year before some racist folks tried to kill disco, Dan Rather of 60 Minutes presented an episode on the disco movement. The hub of disco during its heyday was of course Studio 54 and the infamous nightclub acts as the documentary’s focal point but you also get an interesting…

A double super bad combo in this week’s Throwback Thursday as James Brown performs on Soul Train, accompanied by a badass Soul Train dancer. In 1970, James Brown had established himself as the Godfather of Soul with “Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine”, “Funky Drummer” and “Super Bad” released in that year. The latter is the focus of this week’s Throwback Thursday…

Richard Pryor’s appearances in the Wattstax documentary of 1973 are the focus of our Throwback Thursday feature this week. In 1972, record exec Al Bell oversaw the Wattstax festival, a one-day event brought together in the aftermath of the Watts Riots that took place in 1965 in Los Angeles and held during its 7th anniversary. The documentary itself showed performances from the event by the…

In this week’s Throwback Thursday, drag queen icon RuPaul stars as crime fighting federal agent in low-budget trilogy “RuPaul Is: Starbooty!”. The budget was minimal, the camera work was abysmal and acting would make Z-list celebs blush in embarrassment but “RuPaul Is: Starbooty” offered a glimpse into the vibrant and iconic lifestyle of drag icon RuPaul. The three original movies are homages to the blaxploitation…

Witness a triad of throwbacks with the infamous DMX x Rick Astley – Where The Hood At mashup (aka Spilled Milk Remix). Our latest Throwback Thursday feature is a three pronged attack of internet memes and hilarious mashups. Back in 2008, a mashup was created from DMX’s Where The Hood At and Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up. Astley’s classic 1987 hit had already…

As it’s Sun Ra’s 100th birthday today, our Throwback Thursday is dedicated to the man from Saturn. Here, he speaks about his music and plays a few compositions including “Face The Music”. Many artists have helped mould the Sampleface aesthetic. Our logo is an obvious homage to DOOM and our strapline – “Face The Music” – is taken from Sun Ra’s song of the same…