The 20-year-old British singer and songwriter makes music that captures modern-day misery in a way that feels improbably heartening. Her debut album is due this month.
Thanks to that video, D’Angelo was poised for superstardom, and the R&B renaissance he led was about to change the world. Instead, he fell into a spiral of substance abuse and arrests–and virtually disappeared. Eight years later, his friends and colleagues reveal where he’s been and what it’s going to take to bring him back.