With their roots beginning in their hometown, the Home of the Blues, Memphis, Tennessee, the Bar-Kays are set to take Funk to a new level in 2012 with the release of their upcoming EP, “Grown Folks”, launching worldwide on October 22nd distributed by Bungalo Records/Universal Music Group Dist.
The EP's title single "Grown Folks" has been heating up the Billboard hot 100 and the Urban AC Charts for several months now. The Bar-Kays will be embarking upon a world-wide tour first part of 2013.
Best known for trailblazing the music industry with multiple Funk hits, the Bar-Kays are no strangers to breaking records with their track record of numerous charting singles that include “Hit and Run”, ”Sex-O-Matic”
“On behalf of Bungalo/UMGD., we are proud to work with such a prestigious and legendary group as the Bar-Kays in this innovative and collaborative partnership,”
The Bar-Kays’ music continues to prove itself timeless with NBC’s Today Show saluting “Freak Show” as Hoda Kotb’s and Kathy Lee Gifford’s favorite dance tracks to start their mornings. The Bar-Kays are preparing to kick off a global tour coming to a city near you playing the classic favorites as well as debuting their new release, “Grown Folks".