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Concert Review: D’Angelo & The Vanguard at Oakland’s Fox Theatre

There are certain givens one should expect when they see D’Angelo perform live: 1) The funk will stay at “stank face” level from beginning to end; 2) The band will be tight to death; and 3) Women (and maybe some […]

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Sound Check: Preston Harris

In a world where the motive is “they sleep, we grind,” Preston Harris is someone who is grinding—but doing it with an


A Wonder Full Christmas (A SoulTrain.com Original Short Story)

The snow fall has gradually gotten heavier. What began as light flurries a couple hours ago is now nearing whiteout conditions. Mrs. Claus is watching

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Album Review: D’Angelo and The Vanguard ‘Black Messiah’

There was a lot of speculation about what D’Angelo’s highly-anticipated third album would sound like following his near decade and a half-long hiatus. What production


D’Angelo – Sugah Daddy

If you need more proof that a D'Angelo album is coming, here it is folks. The soulful crooner issues the new single "Sugah Daddy" as a


Does Neo-Soul Music Still Exist?

In the mid-90s, music entrepreneur Kedar Massenburg launched a musical genre that changed lives of many artists including D’Angelo, Maxwell, and Erykah Badu. It was


Black Music Month: D’Angelo and Maxwell

When D’Angelo and Maxwell introduced themselves to the music industry in the mid 90s, they added an organic flavor to R&B music. Their vibes were


?uestlove Says D’Angelo’s New Album Will Be a Classic

After nearly 13 years since D’Angelo’s last release, it’s good to hear two things about the album – one, its almost finished (well we've been hearing this


Mary J. Blige Confirms D’Angelo For Summer Tour

D'Angelo's comeback tour continues. The soulful crooner has just been confirmed for a late Summer trek with none other than the Queen of Hip Hop/Soul Mary J. Blige.
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5 Reasons D’Angelo is the Savior of Neo-Soul

Michael Eugene Archer aka D'Angelo hasn't dyed his hair, bought glow sticks & a black light or take dance lessons like the rest of these “R&B” yellow bellies. 

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