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The Roots, Janelle Monáe, Erykah Badu, and More Honor Prince at the BET Awards

The BET Awards marked the late Prince tonight, with tributes from the Roots, Janelle Monáe, Maxwell, Jennifer Hudson, Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Tori Kelly, Bilal, and…
Anna Gaca / June 27, 2016

BET Awards Announce Prince Tribute Lineup Featuring Sheila E, the Roots, D’Angelo, and Janelle Monáe

The BET Awards, like quite a few other Twitter users, were not feeling Madonna's tribute to Prince at the recent Billboard Music Awards. "Yeah, we saw…
Anna Gaca / June 7, 2016

Roots Picnic New York 2016 Lineup: David Byrne, D’Angelo, Wu-Tang Clan, and More

The Roots Picnic, a festival that's taken place in Philadelphia over the past nine years, will be holding its first ever iteration in New York…
Brian Josephs / June 6, 2016

D’Angelo Delivers Beautiful Rendition of Prince’s ‘Sometimes it Snows in April’ on the ‘Tonight Show’

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon had two noted Prince scholars on its set last evening. There was the Roots drummer ?uestlove, who played a tribute DJ…
Brian Josephs / April 27, 2016

Watch the Video for Phife Dawg’s Posthumous ‘Nutshell,’ and Kanye West’s Tribute Speech

Yesterday, Apple Music released "Nutshell," the first advance track from Give Thanks, the solo album that Phife Dawg had been working on before his tragic…
Andrew Unterberger / April 6, 2016

Celebrate Thanksgiving With Bonnaroo’s Hourlong Music Special, Featuring D’Angelo and More

To celebrate the fast-approaching holiday season, the festival organizers of Bonnaroo have just released "A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving," an hour-long program that features exclusive live…
Brennan Carley / November 25, 2015

D’Angelo Cancels Appearances at Bill Withers Tribute, Afropunk Atlanta Under ‘Doctor’s Orders’

Update: Afropunk's Atlanta festival has been cancelled entirely due to a "poor weather outlook" for the greater Atlanta area. Read a full statement over at…
Colin Joyce / September 30, 2015

Outside Lands Diary Day 1: Natalie Prass, D’Angelo, and More

On the first night of Outside Lands, standing in the VIP area with a group of colleagues, there was a quiet divide being created. "Well,…
SPIN Staff / August 8, 2015

Watch D’Angelo’s Entire Bonnaroo Performance

Over the weekend, D'Angelo & the Vanguard made a huge impression with a rare live set at Bonnaroo, the entirety of which was professionally recorded…
Brennan Carley / June 16, 2015

Bonnaroo 2015: The 17 Best Things We Saw

SPIN traveled to the 2015 edition of the long-running Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tennessee for four straight days of all manner of musical bliss. Begun…
Dan Weiss / June 15, 2015

D’Angelo Reveals He’s Making a ‘Companion Piece’ For ‘Black Messiah’

D'Angelo looks like he's going to be continuing his 14-years in the making comeback, as the soul legend revealed that he's working on a "companion…
James Grebey / June 15, 2015

D’Angelo Announces ‘Second Coming’ Tour

Praise Jesus, or better yet, the Black Messiah, because D'Angelo is returning to save (or soothe) our souls with his Second Coming tour. Following dates…
Harley Brown / April 27, 2015

Beyonce, Solange, Dirty Projectors, and More Pay Tribute to D’Angelo’s ‘Voodoo’

D'Angelo's seminal album Voodoo recently celebrated its 15th anniversary, and Solange's website Saint Heron hosted several moving tributes to the iconic record from more than a dozen musicians it inspired.
James Grebey / February 4, 2015

D’Angelo’s ‘Black Messiah’ Tracks Proved Moving on ‘Saturday Night Live’

D'Angelo's been a pretty stellar live TV performer over the course of his nearly two-decade long career, and he proved this weekend on Saturday Night…
Colin Joyce / February 1, 2015

One Mo’Gin: A Look Back at D’Angelo’s TV Performances

D'Angelo's second coming in the wake of his sublime third LP Black Messiah continues: On Tuesday, we learned that the R&B great would be playing Saturday…
SPIN Staff / January 21, 2015

D’Angelo Tapped for ‘Saturday Night Live’ Performance

According to a report by People, D'Angelo has been tapped to play Saturday Night Live on January 31. It'll be the much-revered singer's first appearance on television…
Brennan Carley / January 20, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: D’Angelo Returns, Charli XCX Crashes the Party, and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Once again, the SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From funk-filled R&B to…
SPIN Staff / December 17, 2014

D’Angelo Rushed ‘Black Messiah’ Release Because of Police Protests

If you were wondering why, after 15 years of near total silence, D'Angelo announced a new album less than a week in advance — and…
Andrew Unterberger / December 17, 2014

Review: D’Angelo Brings Organic Funk Back to Life on the Epochal ‘Black Messiah’

When D'Angelo sings, "All we wanted was a chance to talk / 'Stead we only got outlined in chalk" on his long-awaited third album, we…
Chris Martins / December 17, 2014

Stream D’Angelo’s ‘Black Messiah’ in Full

After 14 years and very few public appearences, R&B juggernaut D'Angelo has finally unveiled Black Messiah, the long-awaited follow-up to 2000's Voodoo. Covering 12 tracks and…
Rachel Brodsky / December 15, 2014
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