Sad news for Clinton fans. Speculation had been rife that Godfather of Funk is about to announce his retirement from music, at age 79, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 15/08/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being a singer isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a singer-songwriter just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Friday evening, #ThankYouGeorge was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“George Clinton was unlike any other singer we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouGeorge”
— @universalObserver, 14 Aug 2020
“I thought George Clinton retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 14 Aug 2020
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