It’s rare to see D’Angelo in conversation for an hour and a half about his music— a fantasy for some women, perhaps. But now, thanks to Red Bull Music Academy, it is a reality.
As part of RBMA’s New York festival, D’Angelo sat down with journalist, critic, and filmmaker Nelson George to discuss his instrumentation, creative process, and how he describes his music. This follows a similar successful discussion with Erykah Badu last year.
I never claimed I do neo-soul. I always said I do black music.
Watch the video in the player above and check out more details about the festival in New York here.