The enigmatic soul legend grants a rare interview as part of Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York.
R&B icon D’Angelo is an elusive man, and purposefully so. This much we learned earlier this week, during his lengthy interview with Nelson George as part of Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York. There were plenty of other takeaways as well: D’s first experience at the Apollo nearly ended in disaster. He likes going “deep into the onion” when recording. And Mtume gave him a much needed confidence boost at a critical moment. In the nearly 90 minute lecture, D’Angelo opened up in a way that few have ever seen him before. Click on the embed below to check it out.