1. D'Angelo Returns to Live Gigs

    July 13, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 On the evening of July 6, without any introduction, Michael Eugene Archer, better-known as D'Angelo , stepped onstage at the Essence Music Festival. The neo-soul singer performed a 75-minute set, filled with funky guitar riffs, tight harmonies, ...

  2. R&B Favorite D'Angelo Returns to Live Gigs

    July 12, 2012 6:35 PM EDT On the evening of July 6, without any introduction, Michael Eugene Archer, better-known as D'Angelo, stepped onstage at the Essence Music Festival. The neo-soul singer performed a 75-minute set, filled with funky guitar riffs, tight harmonies ...

  3. Rap At the Grammys: An Overall Winner, But Major Category Loser

    January 23, 2012 9:08 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - Since its beginnings in the 1970s, rap music has transformed from an underground, street-based sound to a definitive part of pop culture, transcending race and becoming one of the strongest - and most prolific - voices of today ...

  4. VH1 Divas Highlighted by Winehouse Tribute, 50 Cent & Chaka Khan Pairing

    December 19, 2011 3:30 PM EST 0 0 0 VH1 may have honored singing divas at its annual VH1 Divas special, but the night was all about collaboration. 50 Cent was hand-in-hand with Chaka Khan on the red carpet; Mavis Staples screamed her love for Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine a ...

  5. Roots Set Date For New Album, Record With Booker T.

    March 05, 2010 7:56 AM EST 0 0 0 The Roots' long-delayed album "How I Got Over" has a new release date. The set will now come out June 8 on Def Jam, according to a Twitter post from drummer Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson. "How I Got Over" was original ...

  6. Sara Bareilles Working With Questlove On New Album

    September 17, 2009 2:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles has begun work on her sophomore album for Epic Records, Billboard.com has learned. In the early going, Bareilles is recording in Brooklyn, N.Y., with production assistance from Roots drummer Ahmir "Questlove&quo ...