D’Angelo – who released his third studio album Black Messiah last month – was tonight’s guest performer on Saturday Night Live. Up top, D’bonics performs “Really Love” off the aforementioned album, backed by his live band – including John Blackwell (of Prince & The New Power Generation fame).
Below, D & The Vanguards perform “The Charade”, concluded with a powerful image.
Do remember, D’Angelo’s The Second Coming Tour kicks off on Feb. 11th in Zurich.
February 11th – Zurich, Switzerland @ Kaufleuten2
February 12th – Neu-Isenburg, Germany @ Hugenottenhalle
February 14th – Berlin, Germany @ Columbiahalle
February 16th – Paris, France @ Palais Des Congres
February 17th – Birmingham, UK @ Academy
February 18th – Manchester, UK @ Apollo
February 20th – London, UK @ Apollo
February 24th – Hamburg, Germany @ Docks
February 27th – Oslo, Norway @ Sentrum Scene
February 28th – Stockholm, Sweden @ Annex
March 2nd – Amsterdam, Holland @ Paradiso
March 6th – Cologne, Germany @ Tanzbrunnen
March 7th – Brussels, Belgium @ Forest National
I wonder how many years SNL has left. I mean let’s be real here: Season 40 has been dismal at best, save for Prince & Kendrick Lamar‘s respective performances. Well, at least Eddie Murphy is making his first return appearance in 30 years this month!