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President Obama Shares His 2016 Summer Playlist, feat. Chance The Rapper, Leon Bridges, Courtney Barnett, Nas

posted by Oscar August 11, 2016


President Obama has shared his summer playlist for 2016. Mr. President took to Twitter to let the world know what he’s jamming to this season, with a playlist dedicated to daytime and another for the nighttime.

The daytime collection includes songs from Leon Bridges, Courtney Barnett, Jay Z, and Aretha Franklin. The nighttime playlist boasts tracks by Chance The Rapper, D’Angelo, and Floetry. Listen to the playlists below. Continue Reading

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Video: D’Angelo and Maya Rudolph Perform “Sometimes it Snows in April” for Prince on ‘Fallon’

posted by Oscar April 27, 2016

D’Angelo teamed up with Prince tribute band Princess, consisting of Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum, to perform on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. The collaborative performance saw the band perform “Sometimes it Snows in April” as a tribute to the late, Prince.

See the powerful and emotional performance above.

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BJ The Chicago Kid Releases D’Angelo Covers EP, For 16th Anniversary of “Untitled”

posted by Oscar January 4, 2016

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BJ The Chicago Kid is commemorating the 16th anniversary of D’Angelo’s “Untitled (How Does It Feel)” by releasing a cover of the track, as part of an EP featuring two other covers of songs from the R&B king. The other two tracks given the covers treatment are “Always in my Hair” and “Send It On,” hear them after the jump. Continue Reading

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Album Stream: D’Angelo – ‘Spotify Sessions’

posted by Oscar May 13, 2015

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D’Angelo is the latest artist to record a Spotify Sessions album and now it’s available for streaming. The R&B singer and his band The Vanguard hit up the streaming company’s NYC offices to record a 32-minute set that included a cover of Prince’s “She’s Always In My Hair.”

Peep the new album below via Spotify. Continue Reading

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FYF Fest 2015 Lineup feat. Frank Ocean, Run the Jewels, Morrissey

posted by Oscar May 6, 2015

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This year’s FYF Fest is bringing together another collection of fine artists to perform at the LA event. Hitting Cali this year August 22 and 23 are headliners Frank Ocean and Morrissey, along with Bloc Party, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Run The Jewels, Kaytranada, D’Angelo, FKA Twigs, and Mac DeMarco.

Get your tickets at http://fyffest.com starting Friday, May 8.


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D’Angelo Announces US Dates of his “The Second Coming Tour”

posted by Oscar April 27, 2015


The comeback of R&B king D’Angelo with 2014’s Black Messiah will be followed up this year with 14-date summer tour through the U.S.

Check out the full list of dates of D’Angelo’s “The Second Coming Tour” below. Tickets go on sale May 1st: http://blackmessiah.co/. Continue Reading

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Video: D’Angelo Performs on ‘Saturday Night Live’

posted by Oscar February 1, 2015

Yesterday’s episode of Saturday Night Live featured D’Angelo as the musical guest. The R&B was making his first live performance in support of his comeback album Black Messiah. Joined by a full, live band D’Angelo put on a hell of a performance with brilliant renditions of “Really Love” (above) and “The Charade.”

Worth noting is that during the performance of “The Charade,” the R&B crooner’s band wore “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts while a the outline of a body was shown on the stage floor, referencing the recent killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. See that below. Continue Reading

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Events: Austin City Limits Lineup Includes Atoms for Peace, Kings of Leon, Muse

posted by Oscar May 7, 2013

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The lineup for Austin’s other major festival, Austin City Limits (ACL), has unveiled its 2013 lineup. Some of the bands/artists that are heading down to ATX for the 2 weekend festival (October 4-6 + 11-13) include Thom Yorke’s Atoms For Peace, Muse, Kings Of Leon, Phoenix, Passion Pit, D’Angelo, Vampire Weekend, Wilco, Arctic Monkeys, Kendrick Lamar and 80’s staples like Depeche Mode, The Cure and Lionel Richie. Continue Reading