D’Angelo Takes Disorderly Conduct Plea In NYC Case
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — D’Angelo has resolved his New York City prostitution case by pleading guilty to disorderly conduct.
The Grammy Award-winning R&B singer entered his plea Friday. The offense is a violation, not a crime.
Prosecutors said he has satisfied conditions they declined to specify. The singer and his lawyer declined to comment.
The 37-year-old D’Angelo was arrested in March 2010. Police said he tried to pay $40 for a sex act to an undercover officer posing as a prostitute.
D’Angelo — born Michael Archer — emerged as a standout among the neosoul singers of the 1990s. His Grammys include the 2000 Best R&B Album award for “Voodoo.”
He hasn’t released an album since and has had a series of run-ins with the law.
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