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Flying Lotus - 100% match to D'Angelo

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Jazz
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Bilal - 93% match to D'Angelo

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Bilal Sayeed Oliver, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. This talented R&B singer-songwriter and keyboard player received formal training in voice and jazz and big band arrangements at the Mannes Music Conservatory in New York. Back in Philadelphia he was encouraged to become a recording artist by brothers Fa and Damu Mtume, founders of the Moyo Entertainment label. Relocat Read more

Erykah Badu - 90% match to D'Angelo

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Erica Abi Wright, 26 February 1971, Dallas, Texas, USA. This uncompromising R&B performer has made rapid progress in her brief career to date. Initially signed to Kedar Entertainment, Badu effortlessly repeated the label’s blueprint for success that propelled D’Angelo to international stardom in the late 90s. Her 1997 debut album, Baduizm, was largely self-writ Read more

Shabazz Palaces - 88% match to D'Angelo

Genres: Urban & Rap
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Maxwell - 82% match to D'Angelo

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Ariel Pink - 80% match to D'Angelo

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Common - 80% match to D'Angelo

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Lonnie Rashied Lynn Jnr., 13 March 1972, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Originally recording under the expanded pseudonym Common Sense, Lynn is one of the more enlightened contemporary rappers, proffering a heady mix of verbiage and syncopated hip-hop rhythms. He made his debut in 1992 with Can I Borrow A Dollar?, a series of tracts on consumer identity with the occasional lapse in Read more

Panda Bear - 74% match to D'Angelo

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Noah Lennox, Maryland, USA. One of the musicians in the New York-based experimental band Animal Collective, multi-instrumentalist Lennox has also released several solo albums under his Panda Bear moniker. His 1998 debut was completed with future Animal Collective bandmate Deakin (the two men had been making music together since meeting at high school in Baltimore County), an Read more

Slum Village - 73% match to D'Angelo

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Originating from the Conant Gardens section of Detroit, Michigan, USA, the rap outfit Slum Village first came together during the mid-90s. The group originally comprised rhymers Muhammed Baatin and T-3, plus producer J Dilla aka Jay Dee (James Yancey, 7 February 1974, USA, d. 10 February 2006, Los Angeles, California, USA). The latter had previously worked with Pharcyde, A T Read more

J Dilla - 62% match to D'Angelo

Genres: Urban & Rap
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Dwele - 59% match to D'Angelo

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Andwele Gardner, Detroit, Michigan, USA. That this innovative nu soul artist’s full first name means ‘God has brought me’ in Swahili is frequently cited as fitting for a man considered as an outstanding talent. This may be overstating the case but, nevertheless, the former rapper’s juxtaposition of R&B, spoken word, jazz and the swagger of underground Read more

Q-Tip - 57% match to D'Angelo

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Jonathan Davis, 10 April 1970, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Q-Tip made his name as MC with late 80s/early 90s hip-hop pioneers A Tribe Called Quest, one of the finest acts to emerge from New York’s Native Tongues Posse. Their fluid jazz influenced grooves and Afrocentric, socially conscious lyrics helped up new possibilities in rap music, and was also highly Read more

PRhyme - 56% match to D'Angelo

Genres: Urban & Rap
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SBTRKT - 55% match to D'Angelo

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
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Donny Hathaway - 54% match to D'Angelo

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1 October 1945, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 13 January 1979, New York City, New York, USA. Originally schooled in the gospel tradition, this versatile artist was raised in St. Louis and majored in musical theory at Howard University in Washington DC. He performed in a cocktail jazz trio before gaining employment as a producer with Curtis Mayfield’s Curtom Records. A duet Read more


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