Watch the First Funk online guitar lesson by Corey Congilio from 50 Blues Rhythms You MUST Know
Here's another riff based 12 bar example.
I'm using the A7/E shape that I'm so fond of for the I chord. I'm breaking up the 5th string barre chords we used previously and adding the b7 note to the top of the chord shapes.
I call this First Funk because it's the first of our swing funk feels. You'll see what I mean. Imagine a blues shuffle but with a hip hop feel. You'll get it so - get to it!