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-'''D'Angelo''' (born '''Michael Eugene Archer''', [[February 11]], [[1974]]), is a [[Grammy Award]] winning [[United States|American]] [[soul music|soul]] [[singer]], [[pianist]], [[guitarist]], [[songwriter]], and [[record producer]]. D'Angelo is known for his production and songwriting talents as much as for his vocal abilities, and often draws comparisons to his influences, [[Marvin Gaye]], and [[Prince (musician)|Prince]]. He has himself influenced the sound of modern [[Contemporary R&B|R&B]], particularly neo-soul. D'Angelo has a son named Michael by former girlfriend R&B singer [[Angie Stone]]. Rock critic [[Robert Christgau]] has described him as "R&B Jesus".+'''Robert Christgau''' (born [[April 18]], [[1942]]), is an [[United States|American]] [[essayist]], [[music journalism|music journalist]], and the self-declared "Dean of American [[rock critic|Rock Critics]]". In print, his name is sometimes abbreviated as ''Xgau''.
 +==Bibliography==
 +* ''Any Old Way You Choose It: Rock and Other Pop Music, 1967–1973'', [[Penguin Books]], 1973
 +* ''[[Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies]]'', [[Ticknor & Fields]], 1981
 +* ''[[Christgau's Record Guide: The '80s]]'', [[Pantheon Books]], 1990
 +* ''Grown Up All Wrong: 75 Great Rock and Pop Artists from Vaudeville to Techno'', [[Harvard University Press]], 1998
 +* ''[[Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s]]'', [[St. Martin's Griffin]], 2000
 +* ''[[Going into the City|Going into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young Man]]'', [[Dey Street Books]], 2015
 +* ''Is It Still Good to Ya? Fifty Years of Rock Criticism 1967–2017'', [[Duke University Press]], 2018
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Robert Christgau (born April 18, 1942), is an American essayist, music journalist, and the self-declared "Dean of American Rock Critics". In print, his name is sometimes abbreviated as Xgau.

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