Sons of Funk

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Sons of Funk
Origin Richmond, California, USA
Genres R&B, hip hop
Years active 1997—1999, 2014-present
Labels No Limit / Priority
Associated acts Master P, Silkk the Shocker
Past members Rico Crowder
Lorenzo "Renzo" Chew
Desmond "Des" Mapp
Gregory "G-Smooth" Mapp Jerry JP Perkins

Sons of Funk is an American R&B quartet from Richmond, California, that where formally artists on No Limit Records. They had great success in the late 1990s and are best known for their hit single "Pushin Inside You".


1998: The Game of Funk[edit]

They released their first and only album, The Game of Funk on April 21, 1998. The album ranked #44 on the Billboard 200. The group also produced songs on Silkk the Shocker's Made Man and Mo B. Dick's Gangsta Harmony. After 1999's Gangsta Harmony, the group disappeared from the music industry.

Reunion and new projects (2014-present)[edit]

The group regrouped in 2014. There new single and music video for "Inside of You" is a remix of their biggest hit "Pushin Inside of You" and "U Can Get it".


  • Rico
  • Renzo
  • Des
  • G-Smooth
  • JP


List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
The Game of Funk 44 14