The wait is over, music fans. Maxwell’s long-awaited new album has arrived.
blackSUMMERS’night is the fifth studio album from the immensely talented R&B crooner and puts an end to a seven-year gap between the release of his last album BLACKsummers’night in July of 2009. Maxwell has been giving fans a taste of what to expect from the project throughout 2016 with the release of several new singles just ahead of the album’s debut.
He took to his personal Twitter page late Thursday evening to announce that the highly-anticipated musical masterpiece was finally available with a single, celebratory tweet. The album was released exclusively on Apple Music.
Check out the video for his latest single “Fingers Crossed” below.
Maxwell is one of over a dozen of today’s biggest artists who will hit the stage at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival this weekend in New Orleans.
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