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Last July, Aaron “Ab” Abernathy’s release “Prologue Vol. I,” a contemporary love story of courtship told through nostalgic records. A year has passed and with time we find that love has changed on Ab’s second installment of the series: “Prologue Vol. II.” A lover has been courted but that doesn’t mean she can be kept….
Mixed and engineered by long time partner Black Milk, the EP takes listeners on a escapade through classic records that lay out the story of Ab questioning his relationship with the woman he fell for last summer. Forced to face different emotions, the funk artist creatively drives home the ups and downs of relationships by reinventing the Debarge’s staple “All This Love,” as well as Faith’s mid-nineties hit “You Used To Love Me.”
The coupling of Ab’s soulful keyboard playing and vocals is refreshing and reminiscent of funk musicians of generations past. Backed by Nat Turner affiliate Malik Hunter on bass, and Black Milk on percussion, Prologue Vol. II captures the feeling of vulnerability from a man’s perspective that’s been absent for some time now.