*“The Tonight Show” is where you need to be tonight as R&B crooner D’Angelo will take the stage with “special guests” to deliver a Prince tribute.
— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) April 26, 2016
D’Angelo fans already know — he is not only a fan of the Purple One, but has covered several of his songs, including the b-side classic, “She’s Always In My Hair.”
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” airs tonight at 11:34 p.m. on NBC.
In other “Tonight Show/Prince” news, Fallon spent part of Monday’s show recalling how Prince once destroyed him in a game of Ping Pong.
Additionally, band leader Questlove of The Roots penned a lengthy essay about Prince for Rolling Stone — sharing personal stories (he had to buy the “1999” album five times because his born-again Christian parents kept throwing it away), and recognizing “the genius, loneliness and the secret hip-hop heart of his idol.”
Read the full piece here.