But calls to the label confirmed the opposite: A contact there, Sara Weinstein Denison, said plainly that J Records had no agreement with D’Angelo whatsoever.
A real mystery was unfolding, made more compelling by the fact that many of D’Angelo’s local friends and relatives could not be reached at all.
Not bad for a preacher’s son who forged his vocal talent singing in church and high school choirs.
That said, he’s the last guy who’d slap down tracks just to pick up a few bucks.
Blige and D’Angelo (she co-wrote four tracks on his new album, ] wedding bells. Look at the results: I have a wonderful album that’s doing extremely well. And if it means anything that he’s a mixture of Angie and D’Angelo, that should scare people .