Sons of Funk

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Sons of Funk
Origin Richmond, California, USA
Genres R&B, Hip hop soul
Years active 1997—1999, 2014-present
Labels No Limit Records
Priority Records
S.O.F Music LLC
Associated acts Master P, Silkk the Shocker, Mo B. Dick, Fiend, Mac, Mr. Serv-On, Magic, Steady Mobb'n, Clyde Carson, Too Short Young Know, Lil Kano
Members Joshua Lorenzo "Zo" Chew
Jerry "JP" Perkins
Desmond "Dez Dynamic" Mapp
Past members Gregory "G-Smooth" Mapp
Rico Crowder
Ricky J (deceased)

Sons of Funk is an American R&B 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 singles "Pushin Inside You", "Sons Reasons"& "I Got the Hook Up (song)". Members G-Smooth and Rico Crowder left the group, late member Ricky J is (deceased) R.I.P.. Also Dez Dynamic & G-Smooth are brothers.


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 and release a new mp3 album called "The Lost Files, Vol.1"[1] [2] in 2015. Also has new music video for mp3 single "Inside of You"[3]remix of their biggest hit "Pushin Inside of You" and "U Can Get it" [4].


  • Zo
  • Dez Dynamic
  • JP


List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
The Game of Funk 44 14
The Lost Files, Vol.1
  • Released: Jan 08, 2015
  • Label: S.O.F. Music LLC