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Funk

(fŭngk, fōōngk), Casimir 1884-1967.
Polish-born American biochemist whose research of deficiency diseases led to the discovery of vitamins, which he named in 1912.
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I'm really not surprised that Rob Robinson and Bill Funk have entered the market again," says Ruehle.
Rob-See-Co and Funk Seed have set their sights on delivering just that and more.
Bill Funk, Founder of Funk Seed, has been in the seed business for the past 40 years.
Os chamados funks eroticos ou sensuais comecaram a se destacar, com letras de duplo sentido e forte apelo sexual.
Para discutir esse quadro, que envolve, por um lado, funks relacionados ao contexto do trafico de drogas do Rio de Janeiro e o seu conflituoso dia a dia e, por outro, funks produzidos num campo intenso de afetos, resultado da sua ligacao ao futebol, "a paixao nacional" dos brasileiros, como propala o senso comum (Wisnik, 2008), foi escolhida a teoria das representacoes sociais.
The Pimp Look adopted by '70s funk heroes like the street hustler and the superfly vigilante advertised a new affluence linked to control over black resources and commodities (a control summarized in the visual power of the blaxploitation film).
Modern day funk fuses jazz and street dance but is more explosive.
Music: Hammer's "Too Legit" and premixed funk tapes.