D'Angelo announces festival appearance
After a decade of exile away from the American music scene, soul and r&b musician D'Angelo, will be making his return to live performing in July amidst rumours that a long awaited third album will be shortly arriving.
The singer is scheduled to appear in New Orleans at the Essence Music Festival, which runs through July 6th to July 8th and will also feature artists along the likes of Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Estelle, Eve, Trey Songz and more.
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Check out the James Blake Harmonimix of 'Left & Right' by D'Angelo, which was played on Rob Da Bank's BBC Radio 1 show from last week. [read more]
D'Angelo has cancelled a number of his live shows coming up later this year due to being rushed to hospital. The Chicago Tribune stated he had suffered a "medical emergency". No other information on his health has been revealed as of yet. [read more]
During Bonnaroo Questlove held a 90-minute jam session, which quickly turned into one of the most spectacular things we've heard all year. Basically D'angelo turned up out of nowhere to join The Roots, Parliament Funkadelic, and The Time. It's great, and you can hear it right here. [read more]