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By the mid-'90s, most urban R&B had become rather predictable, working on similar combinations of soul and hip-hop, or relying on vocal theatrics on slow, seductive numbers. With his debut album, Brown Sugar, the 21-year-old D'Angelo crashed down some of those barriers. D'Angelo concentrates on classic versions of soul and R&B, but unlike most of his contemporaries, he doesn't cut and paste older songs with hip-hop beats; instead, he attacks the forms with a hip-hop attitude, breathing new life into… read more

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  • kinda strange I just started listening to D'Angelo, and I've listened to all 3 albums and this is by far my fav actually
  • All tracks loved straight - not many cuts could claim this feat
  • This music is perfect.
  • ★★★★★
  • The trk. " Lady " never gets old.
  • Rare interview with D'Angelo on Video Music Box with Crazy Sam - check it out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkbnw09wtNQ
  • Rare interview with D'Angelo on Video Music Box with Crazy Sam - check it out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkbnw09wtNQ-
  • @_@ supposedly it was...a...July 3rd date...hm..July or June. @_@ Wish I knew.
  • xD Only a few months from a fifteen year anniversary.
  • can't stop listening to album. so. good.

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