[youtube id=”obJuKmMjFG4″]D’Angelo re-emerges after 2014’s Black Messiah with the song “May I? Standing Unshaken-Oh Traveller Have A Seat” for the Red Dead Redemption 2 soundtrack. The song can be heard in the video game between Paradise Mercifully Departed and Dear Uncle Tacitus missions in Chapter 5 riding to Shady Belle.
[youtube id=”vCJY2NSSU1g”]Â Raphael Saadiq’s first solo album, Instant Vintage was released in 2002 after years of being an R&B trailblazer as a member of Tony!Toni!TonÃ©!.Saadiq worked with D’Angelo in the ’90s as members of the Ummah collective. They had their first successful collaboration on D’Angelo’s Grammy-winning “Untitled (How Does It Feel)”
[youtube id=”E3UkN62x98k”] The Soulquarians were a ’90s collective that included Questlove, D’Angelo, J. Dilla, Erykah Badu, James Poyser and Common. Pitchfork put together a video to give an overview of their work and impact. Their sessions produced D’Angelo’s Voodoo, Common’s Like Water For Chocolate and The Roots’ Things Fall Apart.
[youtube id=”/FJFtl3ftCtg”] DJ Premier recants the story of how his beat ended-up on D’Angelo’s “Devils Pie.” The recording session was a moment of history with J.Dilla, D’Angelo, Questlove and The Alchemist in the studio. The song from D’Angelo’s Voodoo album will forever be associated with Hype Williams’ Belly. Related posts: