Born: July 22, 1941
Birthplace: Kannapolis, NC
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Career and Life
George Edward Clinton is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and record producer. His Parliament-Funkadelic collective (which primarily recorded under the distinct band names Parliament and Funkadelic) developed an influential and eclectic form of funk music during the 1970s that drew on science fiction, outlandish fashion, psychedelia, and surreal humor. He launched his solo career with the 1982 album Computer Games and would go on to influence 1990s hip-hop and G-funk.
Clinton performed in a doo wop group while working in a barbershop as a teenager. He worked for Motown as a staff songwriter.
He is best known for the singles "Atomic Dog" and "Flashlight."
Clinton has a son, George Jr. with his longtime wife Stephanie Lynn Clinton.