Image via Brent Faiyaz

Image via Brent Faiyaz

As a follow-up to slow-burning single “Allure,” North Carolina singer/producer Brent Faiyaz’s “Be” gives interesting new dimension to his take on R&B.

An enchanting Frankenstein of mid-to-late-90s male R&B romantic balladry (there’s a bit of a 112 cadence to the hook) and the more rock-inspired elements of Frank Ocean’s production, “Be” bears the raw honesty of a bedroom recording. Listen below.