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Parliament’ Funkadelic’s George Clinton In Hospital

Legendary funker George Clinton has been hospitalized, suffering from a staff infection to his leg, according to TMZ

The 69-year-old front man of the heralded funk group Parliament Funkadelic reportedly went in for a routine check-up when doctors discovered a staff infection in the eccentric singer’s leg and made the to decision to keep him for treatment.

As for the seriousness of his condition a rep for Clinton says, “He’ll be just fine. Thank you for all your prayers and concern.”

Clinton has made a huge contribution to hip hop, and is an essential influence of the west coast’s G-Funk movement.

He has even featured on several prominent hip hop tracks including Tupac’s “Cant C Me,” OutKast’s “Synthisizer” and Wu-Tang Clan’s “Tar Pit.”

Clinton had a cameo in the 1990 hip hop comedy, House Party.

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