ConFunkShun is among the heroes of Funk’s New Wave. With an unshakable commitment to strong melodies, a big bad back beat, inventive horn arrangements and killer ballads, the group was essential to the evolution of funk. ConFunkShun is a star attraction to true fans of funk music bringing it's superb high-energy sow to funk-fans all over the world. They brought home four consecutive gold albums and one platinum album, eight Top Ten R&B hits and one #1 in 10 years with Mercury Records. It finesse and consistency legitimized what came following them, high profile groups like the Gap band and Cameo, and the commercial explosion of the hip-hop beat: their music is featured in countless rap-samples. The group's co-leaders, Michael Cooper and Felton Pilate, remain vital components in contemporary music today. After ConFunkShun, Michael became noted for his solo hits like "Shoop Shoop," "Prove My Love," and "Dinner for Two" with Warner Bros. Records and Felton emerged as a world renowned record producer for his production on Hammer as well as the theme for the Addams Family Movie. Although ConFunkShun called it quits in 1986, amid cries for a reunion -- CFS IS BACK.