Yesterday, the legendary funk musician William “Bootsy” Collins underwent ear surgery, removing a tumor located on his ear drum. The surgery went went well, and Bootsy Collins is in high spirits and on the mend. While Bootsy had to cancel his upcoming tour dates while he’s in recovery, the Parliament Funkadelic bassist is clearly looking toward the future with the recent announcement that he has a collaboration with Buckethead in the works. In Bootsy Collin’s statement, he noted that the two iconic musicians would be teaming up on a new album as soon as Collins gets his “ear back.” He also stated that the duo already have an album title in mind, and that fans are going to dig it. Hilariously, he instructed fans to keep “love vibes flowing for both of us, we both lookin’ pretty crazy.”

Bootsy Collins Undergoes Surgery For Ear Tumor That Caused Tour Cancellation

We can’t wait to see what this crazy lookin’ duo are cooking up once Bootsy back in the saddle. Get well soon, Bootsy, so we can hear what you guys have i the works for us fans!