D’Angelo’s Solo Piano Cover Of Prince’s ‘Venus Di Milo’ Is Beautiful

first_imgThe death of Prince has been mourned the world over, as the tragic Purple One passed away last Thursday at the age of 57. While most everyone has performed tributes to the late great artist, those closest to him, musically speaking, have remained somewhat silent.In a truly emotional moment, the great D’Angelo sat down at a Wurlitzer piano and performed a solo version of Prince’s “Venus Di Milo.” Captured just days after Prince’s death, D’Angelo is clearly mourning the loss of someone so inspirational to his own music. While the tribute is only two minutes in length, it is a truly moving tribute to the late artist.Listen to D’Angelo’s take on “Venus Di Milo,” below:The R&B star will also appear on tonight’s episode of The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon for a tribute to Prince, alongside some special guests not yet announced. Tune in tonight!last_img

ICC World Cup England skipper Eoin Morgan gets injured ahead of warm-up game against Australia

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. highlights England will play South Africa in World Cup opener on May 30. Jos Buttler will lead the side in absence of Eoin Morgan. Eoin Morgan will be playing his third World Cup for England.  ECB released a media statement, which stated that Morgan has suffered a “flake fracture” but confirmed that he will be playing in the opening clash with the Proteas next Thursday. England have their second warm-up match lined up on May 27 and their opponents are Afghanistan who put Pakistan under a good challenge in their first warm-up game.The Irish-born Morgan is the highest scorer for England in the ODIs and T20Is and is just one short of playing his 200th ODI match as the first England player ever. He is also the first England captain to lead the side in two World Cups (after 2015) and is seen among the favourite captains to lift the trophy at the Lord’s on July 14.England have hosted the cricket World Cup four times before and reached the final on three occasions, including the 1979 edition at home. New Delhi: The England team are hosting the cricket World Cup for the fifth time since tournament inception in year 1975 but this is the first time that they are termed as top favourites to win the tournament. The Three Lions are not only in a great nick but also the home conditions are expected to help them a great deal. England will play their first game of the quadrennial event on May 30 when they take on four-time semi-finalists South Africa at London’s Kennington Oval.However, the hosts were in for a blow as their skipper Eoin Morgan sustained a finger injury during a catching drill ahead of his team’s warm-up match against Australia in Southampton on Saturday. He was hit in his left index finger and underwent a precautionary X-ray. The 32-year-old left-hand batsman is in a good form, scoring two half-centuries in the recent ODI series against Pakistan that England won 4-0.The English squad was concerned over the captain’s predicament. Liam Dawson, who made it to the squad at the last moment, was quoted as saying by Sky Sports: “He’s (Morgan) is massive. The cricket that’s been played over the last four years has all been led by him. Hopefully, he’s fit and raring to go.”last_img read more


first_imgThe Blaze Basketball Club in Letterkenny has grown from strength to strength in recent years.They held another successful summercamp this week with dozens of budding basketball superstars being put through their paces at Letterkenny’s Loreto Convent gym.Here are just a few pictures which show all the thrills and spills of the week. ALL THE ACTION AT BLAZE BASKETBALL SUMMERCAMP IN LETTERKENNY – IN PICTURES! was last modified: August 18th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BLAZE BASKETBALL SUMMERCAMPletterkennylast_img