12 Songs About Being Black in America

#BlackLivesMatter

I wanted to create a list to point you to some artists who have written songs to showcase the systemic racism that this country was built on. I wanted to show my support. I wanted to point you to creatives who have a voice. Who are using their platform for CHANGE.


“This Is America”

Childish Gambino


“Other Side of America”

Meek Mill


“Glory”

Common, John Legend


“Be Free”

J. Cole


“Black Like Me”

Mickey Guyton


“Hell You Talmbout”

Janelle Monae


“Alright”

Kendrick Lamar


“Freedom”

Beyonce & Kendrick Lamar


“Don’t Shoot”

The Game ft Rick Ross, Fabolous, Diddy, 2 Chainz, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Curren$y, Problem, King Pharoah, & TGT


“16 Shots”

Vic Mensa


“Black America Again”

Common, Stevie Wonder


“Chains”

Usher (feat Nas & Bibi Bourelly)



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