George Clinton, Founder of P-Funk, to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and Biopic Starring Wiz Khalifa

George Clinton visits the Barack Obama Green Charter School in Plainfield February 20, 2012. (Staff Photo/Augusto F. Menezes)

George Clinton has rode the Mothership the farthest reaches of the universe and music stardom.

Next up is a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Clinton, who founded Parliament Funkadelic in his Plainfield barbershop in the ’60s, was announced as one of 38 star recipients by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, June 17. Newark native Michael B. Jordan is also receiving a star.

“We can’t wait to see each honoree’s reaction as they realize that they are becoming a part of Hollywood’s history with the unveiling of their star on the world’s most famous walkway!” said Walk of Fame chairwoman Ellen K in a statement.

Who will receive a Hollywood Walk of Fame star?

The recipients are:

MOTION PICTURES: Francis Ford Coppola, Macaulay Culkin, Willem Dafoe, Salma Hayek, James Hong, Helen Hunt, Michael B. Jordan, Regina King, Ray Liotta, Ewan McGregor, Adam McKay, Jason Momoa, Tessa Thompson and Carrie Fisher (posthumous).

TELEVISION: Byron Allen, Greg Berlanti, Ricky Gervais, Peter Krause, Bob Odenkirk, Holly Robinson-Peete, Norman Reedus, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jean Smart, Ming-Na Wen and Kenan Thompson.

RECORDING: Black Eyed Peas, George E. Clinton Jr., Ashanti Douglas, DJ Khaled, Avril Lavigne, Los Huracanes Del Norte, Martha Reeves and Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom (posthumous).

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SOURCE: Asbury Park Press, Chris Jordan

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