Watch D'Angelo Honor Prince With Help From Maya Rudolph's Cover Band

D’Angelo made a rare public appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night to tribute Prince with a moving version of the late icon’s solemn ballad “Sometimes It Snows in April.” Singing at a piano in what would’ve been a Prince-approved, fake-fur vest, D’Angelo was supported by the cover band…

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Freedom Song: A Conversation About the State of Black Liberation Music

In the lyric pamphlet to Black Messiah, D'Angelo's third album after 14 years away from the spotlight, the soul-savant explains his reasoning behind its title and sudden release: "Some will jump to the conclusion that I am calling myself a Black Messiah," he begins. "For me the title is about all of us...It's about…