DNA is the massive new album from Reggie B, and it’s filled with galactic future funk. Heavy beats hold down the grooves behind deep and spacey synths and wobbly bass-lines while the melodies are driven by neo soul vocals. The lead-off track, “Do You Wanna Ride” is a California-style joint with B. Bravo all over it. And the funkadelic sound meets Khemetic lyrics as Reggie B explores some lofty ideas, space-travel-meets-ancient-Egypt themes, which he revisits in songs such as “Martian Man” featuring DJ Spinna. But DNA isn’t all fantasy and philosophy: this record has emotion too with standout songs like the Prince-esque “Just Enough,” and the sweet electro soul ballad “Your Ways.”
Listen to a preview of DNA by Reggie B below.
Ennio Styles of Heard and Felt Music has put together a massive compilation, called Stylin’ 600, featuring 30 unreleased, unavailable, and undiscovered tracks from an incredibly diverse set of artists including Danny Byrd, Slavic Soul Party, and Dessy Di Lauro among others. And you can get it for free. But this isn’t a throw-away download: the collection is filled with future funk and boogie that you need to hear. Listen below, and read comments on each track from Ennio Styles.