I absolutely love being Black! It’s a blessing to be this melanated and to be a part of a culture rich in heritage and history. At the start of the month, I made a playlist to celebrate my Blackness entitled “Black Gold” and I am sharing it with you. Below you will find a link to my Spotify list or you can take the titles and create it on your desired streaming service. Enjoy!!


To Be Young, Gifted and Black – Nina Simone

Black Gold – Esperanza Spalding ft. Algebra

Fight the Power – Public Enemy

Black Man in a White World – Michael Kiwanuka

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised – Gil Scott-Heron

Alright – Kendrick Lamar

Black Skinhead – Kanye West

Say it Loud- I’m Black and I’m Proud – James Brown

Wake Up Everybody – Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes

Stand Up for Something – Andra Day ft. Common

F.U.B.U – Solange

The Blacker the Berry – Kendrick Lamar

Be Real Black For Me – Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack

Keep Ya Head Up – 2Pac

Someday We’ll All Be Free- Donny Hathaway

Django Jane – Janelle Monae

U.N.I.T.Y – Queen Latifah

Lift Every Voice and Sing (Negro National Anthem)

Glory – Common, John Legend

Almeda – Solange

Nina – Rapsody

Black – Buddy, A$AP Ferg

Brown Skin Girl – Beyonce

 People Get Ready – The Impressions


What do you think? What songs should I add? Let me know below!