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Get Ready for the Funk

April 6, 2021

FUNKALICIOUS KEEPS IT HOT WITH THE
PERFECT SOUNDTRACK FOR YOUR SUMMER GET DOWN

NEW ALBUM AVAILABLE SATURDAY, MAY 1

LOS ANGELES, CA (MAY 1, 2021) - As mask restrictions relax and people can gather again, we’re all on the hunt for the greatest party of the summer. Funk-soul band Funkalicious is ready to set the party season ablaze with their new album entitled "Keep It Hot." The album features 9 new tracks from the eclectic group, giving you all the funky feels you need to shed the pandemic blues and set the mood for your next backyard boogie. From the upbeat title track, “Keep It Hot,” to the more soulful groove of “Have a Nice Day”, Funkalicious promises to bring nothing but the heat to your summer playlist.

Keep It Hot is available for purchase at www.HearNow.com, and can be downloaded across multiple digital platforms including Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon and Pandora.

About Funkalicious
Grammy award winning Fred “Freddy Sweet” Iiams, Jamal "Lamaj Smaii" Iiams, Jerry "Chacalat Q" Daniels and Jesse"TeddyBear"James are the nucleus of the group and have been performing together for over three decades. They will take you back to the fun times of the 70’s & 80’s while also delivering their original songs of dance and funk. They have a spirit of genuine funk and classic soul. Funkalicious draws from the musical influences of Parliament Funkadelic, Earth, Wind & Fire, The BarKays, The Commodores, Cameo, Rick James, Zapp, Teena Marie, James Brown, George Duke, Rose Royce, Heat Wave, War, and many other legendary funk bands.

With 30,000 CDs sold and an enthusiastic fan base of more than 20,000 it’s easy to see how Funkalicious fans have filled popular venues such as Morongo Casino Club Vibe, Club Nokia, Hollywood Live, Hollywood Park Casino, Universal City Walk Summer Concert, KJLH Taste of Soul Concert, Sacramento CalExpo State Fair, Santa Barbara’s Earl Warner Fair, to name a few. Funkalicious brings a righteous balance of nostalgia and new world funk. Once they hit the stage, they unleash high energy, funky and soulful sounds exhilarating crowds onto their feet. A Funkalicious performance is an unforgettable journey into the legendary past and undeniable future of funk. The world and the universe are in for a “soul-awakening” of pure fun, so embrace the gift that God gave to the world "Funkalicious" it's time for The Future of FUNK.