It is a given that Black singers are capable of belting any singer under the table for their insane vocal range that can exceed any frequency. Black singers have taken the music world by storm ever since the inception of its industry and most of them have been branded as gods by the audience. These famous Black singers are also revered for using music as a portal to shed light onto their struggles and wars which have become as important as an anthem for the generations that came after. Be it any genre, from R&B to Jazz, Black singers have played one of the most integral roles in boosting the richness of this industry for decades. Some of the famous Black singers have no doubt gifted the world with a plethora of records that are still regarded as classics. And though some might have gone before their time they still continue to reign in the hearts of their fans. Some of these famous Black singers whose emotions have been felt through their music are Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, and Beyoncé. There’s still more to discover and learn about these famous Black singers- keep reading and stay amused!
Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
29 August 1958, American
Singer
XXXTentacionXXXTentacion
23 January 1998, American
Rapper

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur
16 June 1971, American
Rapper

6ix9ine6ix9ine
08 May 1996, American
Rapper

Kanye WestKanye West
08 June 1977, American
Rapper, Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer

Travis ScottTravis Scott
30 April 1992, American
Rapper
Bob MarleyBob Marley
06 February 1945, Jamaican
Singer

The Notorious BThe Notorious B.I.G.
21 May 1972, American
Rapper

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
09 August 1963, American
Singer

YNW MellyYNW Melly
01 May 1999, American
Rapper
Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939, American
 

Stevie WonderStevie Wonder
13 May 1950, American
Musician
Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942, American
Singer & Musician

Kodak BlackKodak Black
11 June 1997, American
Rapper

Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
02 April 1939, American
Singer, Musician
Janet JacksonJanet Jackson
16 May 1966, American
Singer-Songwriter

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942, American
Singer
Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
08 May 1911, American
Musician, Songwriter

21 Savage21 Savage
22 October 1992, British
Hip-hop artist

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
04 August 1901, American
Musician
Ray CharlesRay Charles
23 September 1930, American
Singer and Composer

Frank OceanFrank Ocean
28 October 1987, American
Rapper
H.E.R.H.E.R.
27 June 1997, American
Singer

Sam CookeSam Cooke
22 January 1931, American
Singer and Songwriter

James BrownJames Brown
03 May 1933, American
Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer,

Nat King ColeNat King Cole
17 March 1919, American
Vocalist, Pianist
Little RichardLittle Richard
05 December 1932, American
 
Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Chuck BerryChuck Berry
18 October 1926, American
Guitarist

Trippie ReddTrippie Redd
18 June 1999, American
Rapper

Luther VandrossLuther Vandross
20 April 1951, American
Singer
Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington
29 April 1899, American
Composer, Pianist and Bandleader

Otis ReddingOtis Redding
09 September 1941, American
Singer

Lena HorneLena Horne
30 June 1917, American
Singer

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
25 April 1917, American
Singer

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John ColtraneJohn Coltrane
23 September 1926, American
Saxophonist, Composer
Ski Mask the Slump GodSki Mask the Slump God
18 April 1996, American
Rapper

B.B. KingB.B. King
16 September 1925, American
Singer-songwriter
Earl SweatshirtEarl Sweatshirt
24 February 1994, American
Rapper

MC HammerMC Hammer
30 March 1962, American
Hip-Hop Artist

Tory LanezTory Lanez
27 July 1992, Canadian, American
Rapper
J Hus J Hus
26 May 1996, British
Rapper, Singer

Lil MoseyLil Mosey
26 January 2002, American
Rapper
Etta JamesEtta James
25 January 1938, American
Singer

Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker
29 August 1920, American
Jazz saxophonist, composer

Rico NastyRico Nasty
07 May 1997, American
Musical Artist

Rozonda ThomasRozonda Thomas
27 February 1971, American
Singer

Fredo SantanaFredo Santana
04 July 1990, American
Rapper
YBN NahmirYBN Nahmir
18 December 1999, American
Rapper

Sheck WesSheck Wes
10 September 1998, American
Rapper

TankTank
01 January 1976, American
Singer

Lil JonLil Jon
17 January 1971, American
Rapper
Cab CallowayCab Calloway
25 December 1907, American
Singer

Billy OceanBilly Ocean
21 January 1950, Trinidadian, British
Recording Artist
G HerboG Herbo
08 October 1995, American
Rapper

HopsinHopsin
18 July 1985, American
Rapper

Curtis MayfieldCurtis Mayfield
03 June 1942, American
Singer, Guitarist
SpiceSpice
06 August 1982, Jamaican
Singer

Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
10 October 1917, American
Jazz Pianist & Composer
Melvin FranklinMelvin Franklin
12 October 1942, American
R&B Singer

Scott JoplinScott Joplin
24 November 1868, American
Composer and Pianist

Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie
21 October 1917, American
Bandleader
PrincePrince
07 June 1958, American
Singer

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
15 April 1894, American
Singer
Della ReeseDella Reese
06 July 1931, American
Singer, Actress

WizkidWizkid
16 July 1990, Nigerian
Singer-songwriter

Fats DominoFats Domino
26 February 1928, American
Pianist, Rock & Roll Musician

Moneybagg YoMoneybagg Yo
22 September 1991, American
Rapper
Charles MingusCharles Mingus
22 April 1922, American
Jazz Musician
Lola FalanaLola Falana
11 September 1942, American
Singer, Dancer, and Actress

Safaree SamuelsSafaree Samuels
04 July 1981, American
Rapper

Frankie LymonFrankie Lymon
30 September 1942, American
Singer

CupcakkeCupcakke
31 May 1997, American
Rapper
Natina ReedNatina Reed
28 October 1980, American
Singer

Marian AndersonMarian Anderson
27 February 1897, American
Singer

Lil BibbyLil Bibby
18 July 1994, American
Rapper

Wanya MorrisWanya Morris
29 July 1973, American
Singer

Tinie TempahTinie Tempah
07 November 1988, British
Rapper
Kevin OlusolaKevin Olusola
05 October 1988, American
Beatboxer

Johnny GillJohnny Gill
22 May 1966, American
Singer-songwriter
BlocBoy JBBlocBoy JB
19 May 1996, American
Rapper

NBA YoungBoyNBA YoungBoy
20 October 1999, American
Rapper

Michael BivinsMichael Bivins
10 August 1968, American
Singer
Mopreme ShakurMopreme Shakur
1967 AD, American
Rapper

Armon WarrenArmon Warren
18 May 1997, American
Instagram Star
Juice WRLDJuice WRLD
02 December 1998, American
Rapper

Fleur East Fleur East
29 October 1987, British
Singer-songwriter

Sage the GeminiSage the Gemini
20 June 1992, American
Rapper

Jamal WoolardJamal Woolard
08 July 1980, American
Actor, Comedian, Rapper
Khalid (Singer)Khalid (Singer)
11 February 1998, American
Singer

PapoosePapoose
05 March 1978, American
Rapper
Montana of 300Montana of 300
03 March 1989, American
Rapper

Cuban DollCuban Doll
12 May 1998, American
Instagram Star

Young 22Young 22
08 October 1996, American
Rapper

Korede BelloKorede Bello
29 February 1996, Nigerian
Singer-Songwriter
Tray BillsTray Bills
25 August 1995, American
Musical Artist