D’Angelo Drops Surprise New Album, ‘Black Messiah’
D’Angelo pulled a Beyonce on the world. The Grammy-winning singer invited a select few journalists and celebrities, including Spike Lee and Questlove, to a listening session sponsored by Red Bull Music Academy and Afropunk—where it was announced that, Black Messiah, his third album, would be released digitally tonight at midnight.
“This album is like the Apocalypse Now of Black music. D’Angelo on three of the album’s 12 songs. “It’s everything; it’s beautiful, it’s ugly, it’s truth, it’s lies.”
Black Messiah is available on iTunes. Will you be picking it up?