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These New Puritans are coming! These New Puritans Are coming! The second album ‘Hidden’ will be released in early 2010. ‘We Want War’ is the lead single.

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Devil's Pie (D'Angelo) - (Dj) Instantaneous [ Afrofuturism Found

Devil's Pie - (D'Angelo) - (Dj) Instantaneous [ Afrofuturism Foundation™ ] Remix

Devil's Pie (D'Angelo) - (Dj) Instantaneous [ Afrofuturism Foundation™ ] Remix by Afrofuturism Foundation™

"Devil's Pie" is a song by American R&B and neo soul musician D'Angelo, released October 31, 1998 on Virgin Records. It was issued as a promotional single for his second studio album, 2000's Voodoo. The song was composed by D'Angelo and hip hop producer DJ Premier of the group Gang Starr. "Devil's Pie" served as a departure for D'Angelo from the urban contemporary style of his previous commercially-successful singles to the more experimental, "jam"-like sound that is predominant on Voodoo, as well as the use of sampling in his music. The song later appeared on the soundtrack to the 1998 film Belly.

While its release as a single did not garner much commercial interest, "Devil's Pie" received a considerable amount of favorable criticism following its issue on the Voodoo album.

Spin magazine columnist David Peisner described "Devil's Pie" as a "sweaty, head-nodding sermon against the evil seduction of hip-hop materialism. - Peisner, David. "Body & Soul". Spin: 64–72. August 2008.

The song's first and second verse continue the overall theme of the dangers and excesses of hip hop, as D'Angelo's lyrics comment on the image of prison and death used by hip hop artists, as well as lack of artistic integrity and selling out. The theme of materialism in hip hop music and culture is introduced in the second rendition of the chorus:

Fuck the slice, we want the pie
Why ask why till we fry
Watch us all stand in line
For a slice of the devil's pie
Drugs and thugs, women and wine
Three or four at a time
Watch them all stand in line
For a slice of the devil's pie
This is how it be in this everlasting game
—D'Angelo, "Devil's Pie

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