playlist

Black Music Month

Explore the sounds of Black music and the impact of the Black struggle on world culture.

55 songs (3 hours and 51 minutes) curated by Amazon Music's Experts
1
What's Going On
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On - 40th Anniversary (Super Deluxe)
3:52
2
Everyday People
Sly And The Family Stone - The Essential Sly & The Family Stone
2:21
3
Higher Ground
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions (Reissue)
3:42
4
A Change Is Gonna Come
Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come
3:11
5
Strange Fruit
Billie Holiday - The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945 - 1959
3:01
6
Someday We'll All Be Free
Donny Hathaway - A Donny Hathaway Collection
4:10
7
Is It Because I'm Black
Syl Johnson - Is It Because I'm Black
7:34
8
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Gil Scott-Heron - Pieces of a Man
3:05
9
Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud (Pts.1 & 2)
James Brown - Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud
4:46
10
BLACK PARADE [Explicit]
Beyoncé - BLACK PARADE [Explicit]
4:41
11
Sign 'O' The Times
Prince - Sign "O" the Times [Explicit]
5:02
12
Wake Up Everybody
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - The Essential Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
7:32
13
Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
5:33
14
To Be Young, Gifted and Black (Live)
Nina Simone - The Very Best Of Nina Simone 1967-1972 - Sugar In My Bowl
2:51
15
Love's In Need Of Love Today (Album Version)
Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life
7:05
16
Talkin' Bout a Revolution
Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman
2:41
17
Black Man In A White World
Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
4:17
18
Pyramid Justice
J.S. Ondara - Folk n’ Roll Vol. 1: Tales Of Isolation [Explicit]
4:27
19
They Don't Care About Us (Remastered Version)
Michael Jackson - Michael Jackson's This Is It (Extended Version)
4:44
20
Alright [Explicit]
Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly [Explicit]
3:39
21
The Bigger Picture [Explicit]
Lil Baby - The Bigger Picture [Explicit]
4:12
22
Otherside Of America [Explicit]
Meek Mill - Otherside Of America [Explicit]
3:38
23
This Is America [Explicit]
Childish Gambino - This Is America [Explicit]
3:45
24
Devil's Pie [Explicit]
D'angelo - Voodoo [Explicit]
5:21
25
Hip Hop [Explicit]
Dead Prez - Let's Get Free [Explicit]
3:34
26
Sound of da Police
KRS-ONE - Return of the Boom Bap [Explicit]
4:18
27
Fight The Power
Public Enemy - Fear Of A Black Planet [Explicit]
4:42
28
Mad [Explicit]
Solange feat. Lil Wayne - A Seat at the Table [Explicit]
3:55
29
Shoot
Stacy Barthe - Shoot
3:15
30
I Can't Breathe
H.E.R. - I Can't Breathe
4:47
31
UMI Says [Explicit]
Mos Def - Black On Both Sides [Explicit]
5:05
32
I Cry
Usher - I Cry
3:38
33
Lockdown [Explicit]
Anderson .Paak - Lockdown [Explicit]
3:32
34
Black [Explicit]
Buddy feat. A$AP Ferg - Harlan & Alondra [Explicit]
3:52
35
Black 2 [Explicit]
Buddy - Black 2 [Explicit]
2:38
36
DNA. [Explicit]
Kendrick Lamar - DAMN. [Explicit]
3:05
37
Grinding All My Life [Explicit]
Nipsey Hussle - Victory Lap [Explicit]
2:55
38
Freedom
Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar - Lemonade [Explicit]
4:49
39
Black Myself
Our Native Daughters feat. Amythyst Kiah, Rhiannon Giddens, Leyla McCalla & Allison Russell - Songs of Our Native Daughters
3:54
40
Forgive Them Father
Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
5:15
41
It's OK To Be Black
Jac Ross - It's OK To Be Black
2:41
42
Get Up, Stand Up
Bob Marley - Burnin' (Deluxe Edition)
3:41
43
Glory (From the Motion Picture Selma)
Common & John Legend - Glory (From the Motion Picture Selma)
4:32
44
Dear Mr. President
Kiana Ledé - Dear Mr. President
4:51
45
Just Breathe
Natalie Lauren - Just Breathe
4:11
46
Time's A Wastin (Album Version)
Erykah Badu - Mama's Gun
6:41
47
The Story of O.J. [Explicit]
Jay-Z - 4:44 [Explicit]
3:51
48
If I Ruled the World (Imagine That) [Explicit]
Nas feat. Lauryn Hill - It Was Written [Explicit]
4:42
49
Keep Ya Head Up [Explicit]
2Pac - 2Pac Greatest Hits (Explicit Version)
4:23
50
Get By [Explicit]
Talib Kweli - Hip Hop Workout [Explicit]
3:47
51
Don't Shoot [Explicit]
The Game feat. Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Currensy, Problem, King Pharaoh & TGT - Don't Shoot (feat. Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Currensy, Problem, King Pharaoh & TGT) - Single [Explicit]
6:07
52
Mr. Officer (feat. Queen Naija and members of the Detroit Youth Choir) [Explicit]
Tee Grizzley feat. Queen Naija & members of the Detroit Youth Choir - Mr. Officer (feat. Queen Naija and members of the Detroit Youth Choir) [Explicit]
2:58
53
Love Yourz [Explicit]
J. Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive [Explicit]
3:31
54
Rise Up
Andra Day - Cheers to the Fall
4:13
55
One Love / People Get Ready (Medley)
Bob Marley - Legend - The Best Of Bob Marley And The Wailers
2:52