Author: Jack Silbert

Kool and the Gang began as a ragtag group of teens in Jersey City before spinning hits like "Jungle Boogie" and "Celebration." We spoke with Robert "Kool" Bell about the band's origins, and touring with Van Halen.

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The dB's, a band whose smart, jangly pop found a home in the late-70s Hoboken music scene, returns after decades pursuing independent projects and separate lives.

Seen in: Jersey Living