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Black Twitter Reacts To D’Angelo’s VERZUZ

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Black Twitter Reacts To D’Angelo’s VERZUZ

Black Twitter Reacts To D’Angelo’s VERZUZ

D’Angelo headlined a solo VERZUZ event and fans loved it.

D’Angelo and Friends night of celebration went down on Saturday (Feb. 27) at Harlem’s Apollo Theater in NYC.

Originally intended as a Verzuz between D’Angelo and Maxwell, Verzuz creators Timbaland and Swizz Beatz decided to let Angelo go solo since the initial plan fell through.

Swizz and Timb just said on IG live that it was supposed to be D’Angelo #VERZUZ Maxwell on Valentine’s Day but it didn’t work out and D’Angelo was ready so they went this route. I loved tonight but wow that would’ve been something.

— Sylvia (@SylviaObell) February 28, 2021

The undeniably intimate evening wasn’t short of talking moments. D’Angelo, aided by DJ Scratch kept fans entertained all through the night with performances of some of his classic tracks from his 1995 debut album Brown Sugar and 2014’s Black Messiah. 


Method Man and Redman joined ‘Angelo on stage to perform “Left And Right,” before Method Man took the lead for “Break Ups 2 Make Ups.”

D’Angelo continued running through some fan favorites including’One Mo’ Gin,” “Jonz in My Bonz,” and “Another Life.” He was later joined on stage by H.E.R. for a duet of Lauryn Hill’s “Nothing Even Matters.”

Choosing to save the best for last, D’Angelo closed out the evening with a rendition of his Voodoo fan favorite “Untitled (How Does It Feel?).

Despite a considerable low viewership, estimated to be well short of 200k viewers on Instagram, the event’s older generation seemingly had a blast and they couldn’t wait to tweet their reactions.

Lord, thank you for Black music. My soul is filled. #VERZUZ #DAngelo

— Joy-Ann Pro-Democracy & Masks Reid 😷 (@JoyAnnReid) February 28, 2021

That #Verzuz reminding us why D’Angelo is the greatest ever. It was beautiful tonight. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/z23ZOph7jt

— Dunja 💕 (@dunjag18) February 28, 2021

Congratulations to us for being Black 🙌🏾#VERZUZ

— Driadonna.com (@DreeTV) February 28, 2021

D’Angelo gave us lewks via the coat + hat.

He gave us hits.

He gave us vocals.

He gave us VIBES.

He gave us FEELING.

He gave us EVERYTHING.

He didn’t have to do it, but he did.

Thank you @verzuzonline 😫🙌🏾 #VERZUZ pic.twitter.com/Oq7F94NDLK

— Shanelle Genai (@shanellegenai) February 28, 2021

Nothing Even Matters was the song my bridesmaids came down the aisle to. That song is so perfect. #Verzuz

— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) February 28, 2021

Every woman when they heard the “How Does it Feel” beat drop. 😂😂😂 #VERZUZ pic.twitter.com/3fIAi9swum

— Brennan DuBose (@BrennanDuBose) February 28, 2021

This #VERZUZ was damn near perfect. I’m so thankful. pic.twitter.com/t0mGWHqSMu

— April (@ReignOfApril) February 28, 2021

D’Angelo when he made Brown Sugar, Voodoo,Black Messiah, and any other song #VERZUZ pic.twitter.com/fZJD3NmIUy

— Shanelle Genai (@shanellegenai) February 28, 2021

Not us thinking Lauryn Hill was getting out of her house coat and slippers to sing ONE damn song 🤡 #VERZUZ pic.twitter.com/3AIHTIjznH

— St. Germain Jackson (@KetosisKaren) February 28, 2021

D’Angelo doing “How Does It Feel” made me think about that time Brandy and Luke James.#Verzuz https://t.co/5hqUb6cI4u

— Steve Jr (@DwayneJay) February 28, 2021

#Verzuz people don’t understand how major this Verzuz really was. D’Angelo makes an appearance every 5-10 years. Tonight was pure magic! pic.twitter.com/OT6y6BAmJI

— Monique Nicole MUA (@MoniqueN_MUA) February 28, 2021

D’Angelo came in, did his thing, and said alright y’all be easy. We’re not going to hear from him again for some years #Verzuz

— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) February 28, 2021

D’Angelo made three no-skips albums. Debate ya auntie with the Coogi dress. #VERZUZ

— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) February 28, 2021

We didn’t get an album or single announcement from D’Angelo at the end of the #VERZUZ pic.twitter.com/exPhcaZeVQ

— Bryce Hayes (@nxtprodigy) February 28, 2021

Nah. We don’t deserve this. D’Angelo and H.E.R. My God. #Verzuz

— April (@ReignOfApril) February 28, 2021

Twitter when D’Angelo said “she’s here” #Verzuz pic.twitter.com/1od40jkQKb

— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) February 28, 2021

Lauryn barely makes it to her own shows. Y’all knew better #VERZUZ pic.twitter.com/xTppKiWVC3

— Dr. Shanté (I’m Speaking) (@DrShanteSays) February 28, 2021

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