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Rec me Black artists with a message

List is for recs only please. Songs, albums, or artist recs appreciated.
1Christian Scott
Ruler Rebel


Been binging his works lately. Tons of emotion. Great stuff. No words necessary for appreciation.
2Run the Jewels
Run the Jewels 4


Obvious choice. Messages of frustration and anger appreciated.
3Mos Def
Black on Both Sides


Old school messages appreciated.
4Damon Locks - Black Monument Ensemble
Where Future Unfolds


Power (song) is great. Messages of power and celebration appreciated.
5Syl Johnson
Is It Because I'm Black


Soulful messages appreciated.
6Lizzo
Cuz I Love You


Intersectional messages appreciated. (Also see Janelle Monae or Frank Ocean)
7Kendrick Lamar
To Pimp a Butterfly


Lofty conceptual messages appreciated.
8Benjamin Clementine
I Tell A Fly


Foreign and immigrant messages appreciated.
9Bad Brains
Bad Brains


Just plain good music that needs to be appreciated is appreciated.
10Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
11Nina Simone
Nina Simone at Newport
12clipping.
Splendor and Misery
13Kamasi Washington
Harmony of Difference
14Thundercat
Drunk
15Tyler, the Creator
Flower Boy
16Pusha T
DAYTONA
17Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday Sings
18Charles Mingus
The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
19John Coltrane
A Love Supreme
20Tricky
Maxinquaye
21Ambrose Akinmusire
Origami Harvest
22Makaya McCraven
Universal Beings
23The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Are You Experienced
24Earth, Wind and Fire
Spirit
25Isaac Hayes
Hot Buttered Soul
26Big Mama Thornton
Big Mama Thornton And The Chicago Blues Band
27Muddy Waters
Electric Mud
28OutKast
ATLiens
29Childish Gambino
"Awaken, My Love!"
30Denzel Curry
TA13OO


Rec’d by ChoccyPhilly
31Bob Marley and The Wailers
Catch A Fire


Rec’d by parksungjoon
32Stormzy
Heavy Is the Head


Rec’d by ChoccyPhilly
33Sons of Kemet
Your Queen Is a Reptile


Rec’d by dedex
34Fela Kuti
Zombie


Rec’d by dedex
35The Roots
Phrenology
36The Weeknd
House of Balloons
37A Tribe Called Quest
Midnight Marauders
382Pac
Me Against the World
39Jay-Z
The Black Album


Need to check
40The Notorious B.I.G.
Ready to Die


Need to check
41N.W.A.
Straight Outta Compton


Need to check
42James Brown
Live At The Apollo


Need to check
43Killer Mike
R.A.P. Music


Need to check
44Nas
Illmatic
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