Retro Neo: KIRBY on How D’Angelo’s ‘Black Messiah’ Helped Her Heal During the Pandemic

Retro-Neo is an interview series where we speak with future trailblazers of neo-soul about their connection to the genre. In… Read More

April 22, 2021

Watch D’Angelo Debut a New Song with Keyon Harrold on ‘Verzuz’

The soul icon opened last night's Verzuz event with the premiere of an untitled new song. D'Angelo brought friends, feels, and a… Read More

February 28, 2021

D’Angelo Announces Live Verzuz Event at The Apollo Theater

D'Angelo joined D-Nice on Instagram Live to discuss the performance and his new album. D'Angelo is heading back to the… Read More

February 14, 2021

D’Angelo Resurfaces with a Psychedelic Soul Masterclass

D'Angelo spins an eclectic set and details his first encounters with Prince, George Clinton, and more, in the debut of… Read More

January 13, 2021

DJ Premier Recalls How Canibus Passed on The Beat for D’Angelo’s “Devil’s Pie”

Premier also discussed his first encounters with Nas, JAY-Z, and Biggie, in a new interview. Canibus had an unintended role… Read More

December 6, 2020

Rolling Stone Lists ‘Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ Greatest Rap Album

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill holds down the tenth spot overall. On Tuesday, Rolling Stone released its list of the… Read More

September 22, 2020

The 17 Best J Dilla Beats Of All Time

J Dilla wasn't just your favorite producer's favorite producer, he was also your favorite rapper's favorite producer — and these… Read More

September 7, 2020

Giveon Floats on Cover of D’Angelo’s Classic “Untitled (How Does It Feel)”

The cover released exclusively on Spotify arrives 20 years after the original track by D'Angelo dropped. Giveon has given us… Read More

August 28, 2020

D’Angelo’s ‘Brown Sugar’ Laid the Blueprint for the Neo-Soul Movement

Released 25 years ago, D'Angelo's debut album, Brown Sugar, is an album that birthed neo-soul and changed the direction of… Read More

July 2, 2020

Hear D’Angelo and Erykah Badu Join Slingbaum on Haunting New Song “BEHOOVE”

"BEHOOVE" appears on Slingbaum's vinyl-only debut album.  Gilles Peterson made good on last week's promise, premiering Slingbaum's haunting new single,… Read More

May 23, 2020

Unreleased D’Angelo and Erykah Badu Collaboration Set to Premiere on Gilles Peterson’s BBC Radio Show

The song is featured on the vinyl-exclusive release of Slingbaum's upcoming One project. Gilles Peterson will premiere the unreleased D'Angelo and… Read More

May 17, 2020

‘You Should Be Here’ Was Kehlani’s Breakthrough Moment

Ahead of the release of Kehlani's second album It Was Good Until It Wasn't, we look back on her breakthrough mixtape You… Read More

May 3, 2020

“I Definitely Understand the Importance of Having a Good Story:” Carl Thomas Breaks Down the Making of His R&B Classic ‘Emotional’

Twenty years ago, Carl Thomas released his debut album, Emotional on Bad Boys Records. We talked to the singer about… Read More

April 17, 2020

Questlove Explains Why He Declined the Chance to Play on D’Angelo’s ‘Brown Sugar’

He blamed the decision on his distaste for soul singers of the 90s. Questlove recently appeared on Rick Rubin and… Read More

February 6, 2020

The 20 Best D’Angelo Songs

From Voodoo singles to Black Messiah deep cuts, these are the 20 best songs D'Angelo has made. Like other neo-soul artists of the mid-90’s… Read More

January 24, 2020

There Will Never Be Another Music Video Like D’Angelo’s “Untitled (How Does It Feel)”

A look at how the video for "Untitled (How Does It Feel)" made — then almost broke — D'Angelo. In the… Read More

January 23, 2020