Music Birthday: D’Angelo

Today, February 11, 1974, D’Angelo was born Michael Eugene Archer in Richmond, Virginia. At the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards, D’Angelo’s “Voodoo” won Best R&B Album. “Voodoo,” released in January 2000, shared the category with incredible albums from Jill Scott, Sisqo, Toni Braxton, Joe, and Boyz II Men.  On the US Billboard 200, “Voodoo” peaked at…

HomageCollage: D’Angelo, “Voodoo”

🔊💜Today, January 25, 2000, D’Angelo released his sophomore studio album, “Voodoo.” On New Year’s Day 2000, D’Angelo released the sensual single, ‘Untitled (How Does It Feel),’ a song co-produced by D’Angelo and Raphael Saadiq. Like Lauryn Hill’s “Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” this neo-soul album helped shaped modern R&B and contemporary soul. 14 years later, ‘Untitled…