Music journalists get hit with a steady helping of press releases every day. For the music fan without that kind of sensory overload, a lot of music news can pass by without being seen. Every Monday, we will weed through and compile a list of some of the most intriguing press releases to come across our virtual desk.
In case you were under a rock this weekend and missed the collective worldwide rejoicing that took place, D’Angelo virtually rose from the dead to surprise drop ‘Black Messiah’, his long-awaited follow-up to 2000′s Grammy award-winning ‘Voodoo’. Forget Kim Kardashian’s butt pic; this release drew comments from fans and musicians far and wide who passionately welcomed the album with open arms, causing it to trend on Twitter and Facebook soon after it hit iTunes at midnight early Monday morning. Of course we copped the album at 12:01 so peep our review here and the teaser below.