*According to radio/music industry blog radiofacts.com, Mark Adams, bassist extraordinaire from 70s group Slave has died. At press time, no details of his death had been released.

Music expert Scott Galloway paid tribute to Adams on his Facebook page:

BOWING my head in prayer and condolences for the loss this morning of a Funk Lord, bassist Mr. Mark Adams of Slave. I had the honor of writing the liner note essay for “Stellar Fungk: The Best of Slave,” and am SO proud that I took the time and effort to rap to ALL of the key players in the BAND, including Master Funkateer Mark. May his soul “fly on” and rest in peace with The Lord. Respect.”

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