Fans of crooner Maxwell are undoubtedly marking the days off their calendar as we get closer to the release of ‘blackSUMMERSnight’ – his first album in 6 years.
Kicked off by the #1 AC hit ‘Lake By the Ocean,’ Max is making quite the splash on the promo scene as he gears up for its parent album’s release and a headlining gig at this year’s ‘Essence Festival.’
Recently taking to our friends at 106KMEL, the Grammy winning crooner gave fans a lengthy dish on his new album as well as some insight on his forthcoming tribute to idol Prince at this year’s BET Awards. When quizzed on his thoughts on Beyonce, however, M gave quite the interesting response when he raved on his love for her – even asserting her work ethic is on an ‘MJ type level. ‘
Hear all of this and more below:
On Prince inspiration and ‘tribute’: 08:00 min mark
On new album: 05:45 min mark
On love for Beyonce: 21:06 min mark