|New Funk Sampling Series is an unreleased 7 CD set containing over 700 brief samples of hooks, beats and sounds from tracks recorded by Prince, planned for musicians and DJs to sample.
The set was planned for sale for a one-time fee of $700, with no additional royalties necessary for use of the tracks.
Website Love4OneAnother.com announced on 28 March 1999, that had commissioned the set, but nothing else was known until an advertisement and some details were posted on NPGOnlineLtd.com in late May 2000. Prince then played a short video promoting the set at a party at Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA, on 16 September 2000 (a.m.).
The set was split over seven volumes, subtitled Bass, The Human Voice, Guitar, Keyboards, Loops & Percussion, Sound FX and Orchestral. A promotional advertisement for the set mentioned that samples were included from Kiss, Raspberry Beret, When Doves Cry, Erotic City and Days Of Wild. An audio advert played samples of 1999, Girls & Boys, Alphabet St., and Friend, Lover, Sister, Mother/Wife, suggesting these would be part of the set. Little else is known about the set.