D’Angelo Drops ‘Black Messiah’ – Listen Up!
D’Angelo and the Vanguard hosted a listening session for ‘Black Messiah’ on this past Sunday afternoon, then made the project available on iTunes at midnight.
For me, the title is about all of us. It’s about the world. It’s about an idea we can all aspire to. We should all aspire to be a Black Messiah. Not every song on this album is politically charged (though many are), but calling this album Black Messiah creates a landscape where these songs can live to the fullest.”