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Help Keep Blowfly From Going Homeless!

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UPDATE: With the help of some loyal fans, Blowfly has raised enough money to keep a roof over his head. He's now doing what he loves the most, touring and performing for the people who enjoy his music.

Click here for Blowfly's Indiegogo campaign page.

Clarence Reid and his alter ego Blowfly have released hundreds of songs and albums since starting a recording and songwriting career in Miami in the early '60s.

From straight ahead pop hits like Betty Wright's "Cleanup Woman," to groundbreaking classics like "Rapp Dirty," he's been cited as an influence by the likes of The RZA and Snoop Dogg, both of whom grew up listening to his dirty party records.

And now, he needs the world's help to raise $11,000 and save his house from reposession by the County tax appraiser. Here's what Blowfly and his manager/bandmate Tom Bowker had to say about the situation and their Indiegogo campaign to crowdfund his way out of it.

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Jacob Katel