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D’Angelo’s ‘Brown Sugar’ Album Gets Reissue in Double Disc Format

In 1995 when D’Angelo‘s debut LP was originally released, I was way too young to understand how important the project was. Fast forward two decades and it’s not only a staple in my music library, but a timeless album that has had major influence in the artistry of some of today’s best musicians and singers.…

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Audio: Sevyn Streeter and Luke James, “Nothing Even Matters” (Cover)

Almost 19 years ago, Ms. Lauryn Hill blessed us with her iconic debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.  From this masterpiece and in efforts to spread love on Valentine’s Day, the incredibly talented voices that are Sevyn Streeter and Luke James have teamed up for their very own rendition of Hill’s original duet with D’Angelo,…

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Solange Shares Musical ‘Sonic Inspirations’ For ‘A Seat at the Table’ on TIDAL

In all her post A Seat at the Table glory and glow, Solange is back and blessing us with even more. Today via Twitter, the singer, songwriter and our courageous leader shared a TIDAL playlist of songs that “spiritually, culturally [and] sonically inspired” her during the making of her now NO.1 album. Compiled  with various genres of music and…

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Kindness Curates A Prelude Playlist Ahead of Saint Heron Soul Cleansing

Saint Heron’s SOUL CLEANSING is returning to Los Angeles tomorrow, and we’re thrilled to immerse ourselves in meditative and purifying reflection. We’re starting some early prep by opening our hearts and preparing our minds for an uplifting release with our guests. Kindness, one of our guest DJs for the evening, curated a playlist containing classics like…

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D’Angelo Gives A Heart Rendering Performance of Prince’s “Sometimes It Snows in April”

Grammy award winning singer-songwriter D’Angelo has never hid his admiration for the late & great legend Prince. He’s covered Prince’s “She’s Always In My Hair,” paid homage to him on “Untitled (How Does It Feel),” and sampled his drums on “Africa.” He also performed a rendition of “New Position” with The Roots member Questlove at the Brooklyn Bowl…

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D’Angelo Discusses The Digital Age, Musical Influences, and More In First Televised Interview In Over A Decade

Legendary soul crooner D’Angelo recently shed light on his upbringing and early artistry in his first televised interview in over a decade. Through an intimate discussion with Tavis Smiley, we learn of D growing up within the church, the influence he’s gained through Prince’s nostalgic, funk driven sound, and how the digital age has transformed…

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D’Angelo To Debut His First Television Interview In Over A Decade

D’Angelo has been quite elusive for the past few months, but the legendary crooner has reemerged recently to premiere his first television interview in over a decade. This week the soul star will appear exclusively on The Tavis Smiley Show in the first of a two-part installment with the second installment airing Thursday. According to…

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D’Angelo, Ledisi, Aloe Blacc, And More To Pay Tribute To Bill Withers At Carnegie Hall

Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame’s recent inductee Bill Withers will be at the center of another honorary tribute to his legacy. An all-star lineup including D’Angelo, Ed Sheeran, Aloe Blacc, Ledisi, and more will gather at Carnegie Hall on October 1st to recreate his classic 1973 album Live At Carnegie Hall. General admission tickets…

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D’Angelo & Legendary Bobby Seale Discuss Political Protests

D’Angelo recently found himself in the presence of one of his heroes, Bobby Seale, the co-foundor of the Black Panther Party alongside Huey Newton in 1966. D’Angelo and Seale united with the New York Times to give their view points on political protests, music, and awareness. View quotables from the editorial below and be sure…

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D’Angelo May Have More New Music On The Way

Ever since his surprising return, I personally have not been able miss more than a few days of swooning off into the composed sounds of D’Angelo. While his comeback album Black Messiah released in December of last year, the sultry crooner recently opened up about the project for the first time with Rolling Stone. While…

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D’Angelo and the Vanguard Announce ‘Second Coming Tour’

If you’re like me and have had Black Messiah on constant rotation since it’s release back in December, then this news couldn’t come at a better time! D’Angelo and the Vanguard have officially announced that they will be taking the acclaimed album on the road for “The Second Coming Tour.” Beginning in June, the tour…

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Listen To Hanni El Khatib’s Soul-Induced Cover Of D’Angelo’s “Devil’s Pie”

This one comes a little late, but we just couldn’t resist sharing this mesmerizing cut by Los Angeles’ Hanni El Khatib. Delivering an incredibly composed cover of D’Angelo‘s hazy, bass-heavy “Devil’s Pie” anthem, the guitar specialist’s rework was made available in very limited quantities on 7-inch wax for Record Store Day last month. However, the…

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