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

LizzoLizzo
27 April 1988, American
Singer

Roddy RicchRoddy Ricch
22 October 1998, American
Rapper

DaBabyDaBaby
22 December 1991, American
Rapper
Sean CombsSean Combs
04 November 1969, American
Rapper

CiaraCiara
25 October 1985, American
Singer

Queen LatifahQueen Latifah
18 March 1970, American
Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Aactress,
Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Erykah BaduErykah Badu
26 February 1971, American
Singer
Frank OceanFrank Ocean
28 October 1987, American
Rapper

Wiz KhalifaWiz Khalifa
08 September 1987, American
American Rapper & Songwriter

Brandy NorwoodBrandy Norwood
11 February 1979, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Actor, Record

SaweetieSaweetie
02 July 1993, American
Rapper, Songwriter

Lil MoseyLil Mosey
26 January 2002, American
Rapper
T-PainT-Pain
30 September 1985, American
Rapper

Mel BMel B
29 May 1975, British
Singer

Missy ElliottMissy Elliott
01 July 1971, American
Rapper

Faith EvansFaith Evans
10 June 1973, American
American singer
2 Chainz2 Chainz
12 September 1977, American
Rapper

Billy OceanBilly Ocean
21 January 1950, Trinidadian, British
Recording Artist
Teyana TaylorTeyana Taylor
10 December 1990, American
Singer

Fela KutiFela Kuti
15 October 1938, Nigerian
Multi-instrumentalist

Safaree SamuelsSafaree Samuels
04 July 1981, American
Rapper
DavidoDavido
21 November 1992, Nigerian
Singer-Songwriter

Tech N9neTech N9ne
08 November 1971, American
Rapper
MýaMýa
10 October 1979, American
Songwriter

Sean KingstonSean Kingston
03 February 1990, Jamaican
Singer-songwriter

WizkidWizkid
16 July 1990, Nigerian
Singer-songwriter
Polo GPolo G
06 January 1999, American
Rapper

Continue Reading Below
DJ YellaDJ Yella
11 December 1967, American
Rapper
Sheck WesSheck Wes
10 September 1998, American
Rapper

6lack6lack
24 June 1992, American
Rapper

Tinie TempahTinie Tempah
07 November 1988, British
Rapper

Tiwa SavageTiwa Savage
05 February 1980, Nigerien
Singer-songwriter
Natina ReedNatina Reed
28 October 1980, American
Singer
YBN NahmirYBN Nahmir
18 December 1999, American
Rapper

Luke JamesLuke James
13 June 1983, American
Singer

JidennaJidenna
04 May 1985, Nigerian, American
Rapper

Fleur East Fleur East
29 October 1987, British
Singer-songwriter
ComethazineComethazine
06 July 1998, American
Rapper

Juice WRLDJuice WRLD
02 December 1998, American
Rapper

Famous DexFamous Dex
06 September 1993, American
Singer-songwriter, Rapper

CupcakkeCupcakke
31 May 1997, American
Rapper

BlocBoy JBBlocBoy JB
19 May 1996, American
Rapper
Tayla ParxTayla Parx
16 September 1993, American
Songwriter

SealSeal
19 February 1963, British
Singer-songwriter
Danger MouseDanger Mouse
29 July 1977, American
Musician

WolftylaWolftyla
01 June 1996, American
Singer-songwriter

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

Montana of 300Montana of 300
03 March 1989, American
Rapper
Erin Bria WrightErin Bria Wright
16 July 1991, American
Eazy-E's Daughter

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

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

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

AminéAminé
18 April 1994, Ethiopian, American
Rapper
TinkTink
18 March 1995, American
Rapper

Bahja RodriguezBahja Rodriguez
02 August 1996, American
Hip Hop Singer, Songwriter

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

Cynthia ErivoCynthia Erivo
08 January 1987, British
Actress
Mona LisaMona Lisa
20 November 1979, American
Singer-Songwriter

CeeLo GreenCeeLo Green
30 May 1975, American
Singer
Anderson PaakAnderson Paak
08 February 1986, American
Singer

Kandi BurrussKandi Burruss
17 May 1976, American
Singer-songwriter

Master PMaster P
29 April 1970, American
Rapper
Berry GordyBerry Gordy
28 November 1929, American
Record Executive

Ester DeanEster Dean
15 April 1986, American
Singer
Michael KiwanukaMichael Kiwanuka
03 May 1987, British
Singer-songwriter

Trick DaddyTrick Daddy
27 September 1974, American
Rapper

EveEve
10 November 1978, American
Rapper
Big LBig L
30 May 1974, American
Rapper

Macy GrayMacy Gray
06 September 1967, American
Singer-songwriter
Jill ScottJill Scott
04 April 1972, American
Singer-songwriter

Leon BridgesLeon Bridges
13 July 1989, American
Singer-songwriter

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

Lupe FiascoLupe Fiasco
16 February 1982, American
Rapper
Bobby WomackBobby Womack
04 March 1944, American
Singer
Pusha TPusha T
13 May 1977, American
Rapper

LeToya LuckettLeToya Luckett
11 March 1981, American
Singer

Juelz SantanaJuelz Santana
18 February 1982, American
Rapper

Eric BenétEric Benét
15 October 1966, American
Singer-songwriter
Lou RawlsLou Rawls
01 December 1933, American
Singer

Vince StaplesVince Staples
02 July 1993, American
Rapper

Flying LotusFlying Lotus
07 October 1983, American
Record Producer

LabrinthLabrinth
04 January 1989, British
Musician

Victor WillisVictor Willis
01 July 1951, American
Singer
Emeli SandéEmeli Sandé
10 March 1987, British
Singer-songwriter

India ArieIndia Arie
03 October 1975, American
Singer
Poo BearPoo Bear
04 September 1978, American
Singer-songwriter

Stunna 4 VegasStunna 4 Vegas
01 January 1996, American
Rapper
Ella EyreElla Eyre
01 April 1994, British
Singer-songwriter
LaTavia RobersonLaTavia Roberson
01 November 1981, American
Singer