The Best Songs by Black Musicians

The Best Songs by Black Musicians

Every October is Black History Month and this got us discussing the arts and music by black creators – essentially the list is endless when it comes to both art forms. So we’ve whipped together a playlist of the best songs by Black Musicians (in our opinion anyways). Head to our Spotify to have a listen or add them to your own. This playlist includes reggae, soul, pop, rock and rap – so there’s something for everyone!

Chic – Everybody Dance

Aretha Franklin – Respect

The Supremes – You Can’t Hurry Love

Sam Cooke – Twistin’ the Night Away

Beyonce – Run the World

Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze

Tina Turner – The Best

Prince – 1999

Destiny’s Child – Say My Name

Chuck Berry – Johnny B. Goode

Little Richard – Tutti Frutti

Lauryn Hill – Doo Wop (That Thing)

Stevie Wonder – Superstition

Mavin Gaye – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Bo Diddley – Diddy Wah Diddy

Billie Holiday – Summertime

B. B. King – 3 O’ Clock Blues

Stormzy – Clash

Desmond Dekker – Israelites

Nina Simone – Ain’t Got No, I Got Life

Jimmy Cliff – You Can get it if you Really Want

Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance with Someone

Macy Gray – Sexual Revolution

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