Without question, yes, yes, yes!
There are 'music fundamentals' the cross all genres. Soul, Funk, Grime, Drum 'N' Bass... they all come from the same routes. Once you understand how the basics like grooves and chords sequences are built, everything will slot into place... Regardless of what style of music you play, you'll discover it's all structured on the same foundations.
Being in a room full of bassists with different tastes is one of the healthiest places you can be if you want to develop as a musician... and that's exactly what we encourage at eBassGuitar!