As part of the Afropunk-led rollout of D’Angelo’s surprise album “Black Messiah,”* folks are testifying on Instagram about what the project means to them. Using the hashtag #BLACKMESSIAH, notables like longtime D’Angelo collaborator Questlove and writer Michaela Angela Davis have added their voices to the chorus praising the album’s execution and message.
Here’s Spike Lee, who said the 14 year wait was well-worth it for fans:
Music critic Nelson George, who did a live onstage interview with the singer earlier this year in Brooklyn, said:
And Questlove, who worked with the singer through some of his toughest private moments and produced parts of the new album: