After a decade of exile away from the American music scene, soul and r&b musician D'Angelo, will be making his return to live performing in July amidst rumours that a long awaited third album will be shortly arriving.

The singer is scheduled to appear in New Orleans at the Essence Music Festival, which runs through July 6th to July 8th and will also feature artists along the likes of Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Estelle, Eve, Trey Songz and more.