CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports:

Disco legend Hamilton Bohannon passed away Friday at the age of 78. No official cause of death has been released and arrangements are pending, according to family members.

In a discography ranging from 1973 to 1990, Bohannon released 22 albums. As a pioneer of disco and funk, his sounds have been sampled by the likes of Jay Z, Snoop Dogg, Craig Mack and Kool G Rap.

And almost 5,000 miles from home, The “Bohannon Soul Club” has opened in Berlin. The club’s playlist features rare groove, funk, hip-hop, reggae, disco, house and everything in between.