Best 1 D’Angelo Quotes
I learned at an early age that
what we were doing in the
choir was just as important as
the preacher. It was a ministry in itself.
We could stir the pot, you know?
Best 2 D’Angelo Quotes
‘Black Messiah’ is a hell of a name for
an album. It can easily be misunderstood.
Many will think it’s about religion.
Some will jump to the conclusion
that I’m calling myself a Black Messiah.
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.
Best 3 D’Angelo Quotes
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Prince, you never knew what to expect
from him from one album to the next.
Miles Davis was like that. You know,
once you get used to one style, boom,
he switched it and, you know,
switched gears on you. So those artists
are very exciting to me, very exciting to
follow their path, you know, and their journey.
Best 4 D’Angelo Quotes
Just about the entirety of the first album,
‘Brown Sugar,’ I wrote it, the majority of
that record in my bedroom in Richmond.
And all of the demos for it were done on
a four-track in my bedroom. I think EMI
was a little leery of me being in
the studio producing it on my own,
which is what I was fighting for.
Best 5 D’Angelo Quotes
You have to know the forces
that are against you and
that are trying to break you down.
We talk about the problems facing
the black community: the decimation of
the black family; the mass incarceration
of the black man; we’re talking about
the brutality against black people from
the police. The educational system.
Best 6 D’Angelo Quotes
I played a lot of keyboards, but
I really wanted to produce the sound
that was in my head that I was trying
to emulate on the keys. I wanted to do
it for real. And it makes me look at
the keys in a different way. So it’s like
I’m looking at the guitar and bass
more like meat and potatoes and
keys like coloring over top of it,