This Week in Posivibes: 20 Years of Brown Sugar


In light of all that D’Angelo has done and is doing for music and activism, okayplayer. featured a chronicle of Brown Sugar over the years, following the evolution in D’Angelo’s live performance of its material from debut through its soultronic resurrection and the current Second Coming tour. The album first debuted on July 3rd, 1995, and now, twenty years later, D’Angelo continues to push soul and funk without losing site of the legacy he drew Brown Sugar from. Watch a recent video of D’Angelo and The Vanguard playing the titular track “Brown Sugar” after the jump.

Liz Wood is a freelance editor, fiction writer, and current student in the NYU MFA program. More from this author →