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Bestselling apps now free: http://bit.ly/free-apps-today Sly Stone, mastermind of the the 1960s group Sly and the Family Stone, is homeless and living in a van in the Crenshaw neighborhood of Los Angeles, reports the New York Post. The 68-year-old funk legend, whose group released a string of hits beginning with the 1968 album Dance to the Music, followed by Everyday People and Family Affair, began to disappear from the scene in 1970. "There were whispers of cocaine and PCP abuse, Mafia connections and guns being pulled on people," says the Post. By 1975, the group had called it quits. Stone foolishly sold his music publishing rights to Michael Jackson for just $1 million in 1984. Cash flow problems in 2009 left him homeless. Last year, he filed a $50 million lawsuit against manager Jerry Goldstein, claiming Goldstein cheated him out of two decades of royalty payments. Earlier this year, he was arrested for possession of freebase cocaine. He says the FBI is after him and his enemies have hired hit men. Stone says he's still recording music ... on a laptop computer. and while he says he doesn't "want to return to a fixed home," he does want to make money and put his financial nightmare behind him. "But now please tell everybody, please, to give me a job, play my music," he says in the interview. "I'm tired of all this s--, man." So what do you think? Can Sly Stone make a comeback? Leave a comment below and let us know. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20111641-10391698.html http://content.usatoday.com/communities/entertainment/post/2011/09/funk-legend-sly-stone-homeless-but-hopeful/1 http://www.tmz.com/2011/09/25/sly-stone-homeless-van-sylvester-stewart/?adid=recentlyupdatedstories http://marquee.blogs.cnn.com/2011/09/26/funk-legend-sly-stone-living-in-a-van/
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