Famous Black Lyricists & Songwriters

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
29 August 1958, American
Singer
The WeekndThe Weeknd
16 February 1990, Canadian
Singer

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942, American
Singer & Musician

DaBabyDaBaby
22 December 1991, American
Rapper

SaweetieSaweetie
02 July 1993, American
Rapper, Songwriter

Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer
Sean CombsSean Combs
04 November 1969, American
Rapper

Queen LatifahQueen Latifah
18 March 1970, American
Rapper

Erykah BaduErykah Badu
26 February 1971, American
Singer
Roddy RicchRoddy Ricch
22 October 1998, American
Rapper

Brandy NorwoodBrandy Norwood
11 February 1979, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Actor, Record
CiaraCiara
25 October 1985, American
Singer

LizzoLizzo
27 April 1988, American
Singer

Pharrell WilliamsPharrell Williams
05 April 1973, American
Singer

Frank OceanFrank Ocean
28 October 1987, American
Rapper

Mel BMel B
29 May 1975, British
Singer
Teyana TaylorTeyana Taylor
10 December 1990, American
Singer

Wiz KhalifaWiz Khalifa
08 September 1987, American
Rapper & Songwriter

Lil MoseyLil Mosey
26 January 2002, American
Rapper

Faith EvansFaith Evans
10 June 1973, American
American singer
Polo GPolo G
06 January 1999, American
Rapper

Missy ElliottMissy Elliott
01 July 1971, American
Rapper
2 Chainz2 Chainz
12 September 1977, American
Rapper

T-PainT-Pain
30 September 1985, American
Rapper

Fela KutiFela Kuti
15 October 1938, Nigerian
Multi-instrumentalist
DavidoDavido
21 November 1992, Nigerian
Singer-Songwriter

WizkidWizkid
16 July 1990, Nigerian
Singer-songwriter
Sean KingstonSean Kingston
03 February 1990, Jamaican
Singer-songwriter

Safaree SamuelsSafaree Samuels
04 July 1981, American
Rapper

Billy OceanBilly Ocean
21 January 1950, Trinidadian, British
Recording Artist
Tech N9neTech N9ne
08 November 1971, American
Rapper

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MýaMýa
10 October 1979, American
Songwriter
6lack6lack
24 June 1992, American
Rapper

Luke JamesLuke James
13 June 1983, American
Singer

DJ YellaDJ Yella
11 December 1967, American
Rapper

Natina ReedNatina Reed
28 October 1980, American
Singer
Tinie TempahTinie Tempah
07 November 1988, British
Rapper
Tiwa SavageTiwa Savage
05 February 1980, Nigerien
Singer-songwriter

JidennaJidenna
04 May 1985, Nigerian, American
Rapper

Sheck WesSheck Wes
10 September 1998, American
Rapper

YBN NahmirYBN Nahmir
18 December 1999, American
Rapper
CupcakkeCupcakke
31 May 1997, American
Rapper

ComethazineComethazine
06 July 1998, American
Rapper

BlocBoy JBBlocBoy JB
19 May 1996, American
Rapper

Juice WRLDJuice WRLD
02 December 1998, American
Rapper

Famous DexFamous Dex
06 September 1993, American
Singer-songwriter, Rapper
Fleur East Fleur East
29 October 1987, British
Singer-songwriter

Sage the GeminiSage the Gemini
20 June 1992, American
Rapper
Korede BelloKorede Bello
29 February 1996, Nigerian
Singer-Songwriter

SealSeal
19 February 1963, British
Singer-songwriter

Montana of 300Montana of 300
03 March 1989, American
Rapper
Tayla ParxTayla Parx
16 September 1993, American
Songwriter

Danger MouseDanger Mouse
29 July 1977, American
Musician
WolftylaWolftyla
01 June 1996, American
Singer-songwriter

Erin Bria WrightErin Bria Wright
16 July 1991, American
Eazy-E's Daughter

AminéAminé
18 April 1994, Ethiopian, American
Rapper

Ayo JayAyo Jay
09 August 1989, Nigerian, British, American
Singer

will.i.amwill.i.am
15 March 1975, American
Rapper, Singer-songwriter
TinkTink
18 March 1995, American
Rapper

Ann Marie SlaterAnn Marie Slater
20 November 1995, American
Singer-songwriter

Tay-K 47Tay-K 47
16 June 2000, American
Rapper

Bahja RodriguezBahja Rodriguez
02 August 1996, American
Hip Hop Singer, Songwriter
Kandi BurrussKandi Burruss
17 May 1976, American
Singer-songwriter

Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Actress
Mona LisaMona Lisa
20 November 1979, American
Singer-Songwriter

Macy GrayMacy Gray
06 September 1967, American
Singer-songwriter

Master PMaster P
29 April 1970, American
Rapper
Anderson PaakAnderson Paak
08 February 1986, American
Singer

Cynthia ErivoCynthia Erivo
08 January 1987, British
Actress
Jill ScottJill Scott
04 April 1972, American
Singer-songwriter

Ester DeanEster Dean
15 April 1986, American
Singer

Berry GordyBerry Gordy
28 November 1929, American
Record Executive
CeeLo GreenCeeLo Green
30 May 1975, American
Singer

EveEve
10 November 1978, American
Rapper
Michael KiwanukaMichael Kiwanuka
03 May 1987, British
Singer-songwriter

D'AngeloD'Angelo
11 February 1974, American
Singer-songwriter

Pusha TPusha T
13 May 1977, American
Rapper

Lupe FiascoLupe Fiasco
16 February 1982, American
Rapper
Bobby WomackBobby Womack
04 March 1944, American
Singer
Big LBig L
30 May 1974, American
Rapper

Leon BridgesLeon Bridges
13 July 1989, American
Singer-songwriter

LeToya LuckettLeToya Luckett
11 March 1981, American
Singer

India ArieIndia Arie
03 October 1975, American
Singer
Vince StaplesVince Staples
02 July 1993, American
Rapper

Eric BenétEric Benét
15 October 1966, American
Singer-songwriter

Victor WillisVictor Willis
01 July 1951, American
Singer

No I.D.No I.D.
23 June 1971
Disc jockey

Lou RawlsLou Rawls
01 December 1933, American
Singer
LabrinthLabrinth
04 January 1989, British
Musician

LaTavia RobersonLaTavia Roberson
01 November 1981, American
Singer
Flying LotusFlying Lotus
07 October 1983, American
Record Producer

Jody WatleyJody Watley
30 January 1959, American
Singer
Trick DaddyTrick Daddy
27 September 1974, American
Rapper
Gerald LevertGerald Levert
13 July 1966, American
Singer