Just who is this man? You may be one of his many fans (in which case you’re probably already singing along to the lyrics above). You may vaguely recognise his name. Or you may have no idea who he is.
Allow us to introduce you Nile Rodgers. Producer. Musician. Legend.
This is the man who's jammed with Hendrix and marched with the Black Panthers, taken acid with Timothy Leary and toured with Big Bird from Sesame Street. He's worked with every major music star you've ever heard of, from Madonna to Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan to Duran Duran, Prince to Bowie to Britney and countless others in between.
This is the man who discovered disco.
Le Freak is the astonishing and wildly entertaining memoir of the incredible Nile Rodgers. An upside down story of family, disco and destiny, it's an absolute must-read for music lovers around the world.
Whether you're a die-hard Nile Rodgers fan, a Chic obsessive, you enjoy the occasional boogie to the B52s, or you just love a good story, you need this book.
You will hear a Nile Rodgers song today. It will make you happy.
We are Family – Sister Sledge
Like a Virgin – Madonna
Let’s Dance – David Bowie
Love Shack – The B52s
I’m Coming Out – Diana Ross
Mind Body & Soul – Joss Stone
Paperback Writers – B52s
All Four One – On and On
Original Sin – INXS
Notorious – Duran Duran
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