40 Funky Quotes, Sayings, Phrases and Captions

You enjoy something or someone if you describe them as funky because they are uncommon or unconventional.

If you’ve been in a funk, it suggests you’ve been sad.

Here is the best collection of funky quotes and sayings. You can read, enjoy and share these quotes about being funky and funkiness with your friends and family members.


Best Funky Quotes

Funk, I don’t think I have anything to do with funk. I’ve never considered myself funky. ~ David Bowie.

I think Slayer is a funky band. ~ Robert Trujillo.

I love shorts in the colder climates, because you can wear them with chunky sweaters and jackets. It’s cute and funky. ~ Rachel Bilson.

I’m the renegade of funk. I’ve made house, techno, rock, funk, reggae… That’s why I’ve been on so many different labels. ~ Afrika Bambaataa.

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I was a funky kid. ~ SZA.

Funk is a high, but it is also down at the bottom, the low-down earthy essence, the bass elements. ~ Rickey Vincent.

I love old funky things. Color just makes me happy, and things all lined up. ~ Bobbi Brown.

When you talking about funk music, you just talking about a collage of a lot of different types of music. They used strings, they had brass, they had vocalist. ~ Killer Mike.

If you fake the funk, your nose will grow. ~ Bootsy Collins.

Famous Funky Quotes

My plays are for the kind of black people who relate to funk music, to Parliament-Funkadelic. When those guys get out of a spaceship – the idea that black people are from outer space, there’s a poetic truth to that. We are this vast people. ~ Suzan-Lori Parks.

One kind of funk is a panic or depression; the seventies had plenty of panic, and economically, the years of the Great Funk were the worst since the Great Depression of the 1930s. ~ Thomas Hine.

I like the New York style of funk, the California style of funk, but the South I never felt like – and Atlanta particularly – got the credit for taking their lessons and progressing on it. ~ Killer Mike.

Funkiness in a person’s behavior or attitudes can mean anything from an ego trip, to a protest, to escapism. Funkiness is much more than a style, it is a means to a style. ~ Rickey Vincent.

I’ve always seen myself as sort of this funky, eclectic artist. ~ Suzy Bogguss.

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I love funky styles. Not preppy or rock, just funky! ~ Vanessa Hudgens.

I don’t have to try to be perfect because I know that my fans like me for who I am. They like me because I am weird and kind of funky, but still really calm. ~ Bella Thorne.

Popular Funky Quotes

I love that about college football. I love all the funky matchups. I love the Funky Cold. ~ Medina Poulan.

We never know what the Street is going to do with the funky trading. ~ Steve Wynn.

I find Indian music very funky. I mean it’s very soulful, with their own kind of blues. But it’s the only other school on the planet that develops improvisation to the high degree that you find in jazz music. So we have a lot of common ground. ~ John McLaughlin.

Funk is the unending cycle of life. It’s the ultimate concept wherever your imagination will take it. ~ Xenobia Bailey.

Funk is a many splendored thing. Funk is a nasty vibe, and a sweet sexy feeling; Funk is funkiness, a natural release of the essence within. ~ Rickey Vincent.

I like to style myself and aim to wear the coolest of clothes that I can lay my hands on! It’s my conscious effort to look different and dress up funky. I feel elated that people notice the crazy things I do. ~ Nia Sharma.

I’ve always leaned toward a feminine, funky style, even in business settings. I used to paint my nails blue in 1993, before it was mainstream. ~ Sara Blakely.

The oldest meaning of ‘funk,’ one that I didn’t know until I started looking it up, is spark. It seems to be related to ‘punk,’ a connection that opens even more seventies pathways. ~ Thomas Hine.

Top Funky Quotes

You can catch me in whatever’s funky, whatever’s got that swag. If it’s got that swag, I’m putting it on. ~ Desiigner.

The Funk happens. For all of us. We can’t be happy all the time. We don’t need to be. ~ Scott Stabile.

Funk speaks then of panic and stink, but also of ebullience and improvisation. ~ Thomas Hine.

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Don’t kill the game with your ‘funk’, elevate it with your humility. ~ T.F. Hodge.

We all get in a funk sometimes. It doesn’t mean you’re failing, or ungrateful, or stupid, or lost. It means you’re human. ~ Scott Stabile.

I like very funky stuff – I tend to be attracted to flare pants and anything that has glitter. ~ Ravyn Lenae.

There’s a lot of people over time who have brought out all these funky records that everybody has started jumping on like a catch phrase… When Planet Rock came out, then you had all of the electro funk records. ~ Afrika Bambaataa.

All music is dance music. But when people think of dance music, they think of techno or just house. Anything you can dance to is dance music. I don’t care if it’s classical, funk, salsa, reggae, calypso; it’s all dance music. ~ Afrika Bambaataa.

Funk is the absence of any and everything you can think of, but the very essence of all that is. And saying that, I’m saying funk is anything that we create in our minds that we want to do, what we want to be, but we don’t have the resources. ~ Bootsy Collins.

Funk, a fusion of jazz, rhythm and blues, and rock, was a popular trend in African American music during in the late 1970s. The roots of this genre, however, run wide and deep. ~ T. Bolden.

Short Funky Quotes

I honestly really, really love Topshop. I’ve bought a lot of booties from there. I think they have a great selection of really funky booties at Topshop. ~ Adrienne Bailon.

Someone ‘funky-looking’ is generally thought of as someone colorful and amusing, yet unkempt, undisciplined, somewhere between exotic and ridiculous. ~ Rickey Vincent.

‘Funky’ also signifies honest expression and integrity, because the artistic and
or material products that accrue from such exertion reflect a high level of commitment to one’s work. ~ T. Bolden.

I at least have to cut my hair. I can’t do the whole man bun, funky long hair thing anymore. ~ Michael Chiesa.

If it tastes really good, and it’s funky, it’s funkalicious. If the guy making it is funky, he’s funkintacious. Guy Fieri Well, I try to be as funky as I need to get. ~ George Clinton.

Funk is fun. And it’s also a state of mind. But it’s all the ramifications of that state of mind. Once you’ve done the best you can, funk it! ~ George Clinton.


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Chandan Negi

I’m Chandan Negi, the Founder of Internet Pillar. I love sharing quotes and sayings to inspire and motivate people.