Black Lives Matter, Top 10, Playlist

10 Songs to Learn About the Black Experience

Music is powerful, it is storytelling from different perspectives that we have at our fingertips. Black artists have been sharing their stories for years and years through music. Let's listen and learn about the Black experience in America with 10 songs that give just a tiny, tiny glimpse into their experience. We've also linked the lyrics to each title to assist you in following along even more closely to their stories.

"Chains feat. Nas & Bibi Bourelly" - Usher

"Freedom feat. Kendrick Lamar" - Beyoncé

"2020 Riots: How Many Times" - Trey Songz

"Stay Woke feat. Miguel" - Meek Mill

"Say It Loud - I’m Black and I'm Proud" – James Brown

"Glory" - Common & John Legend

"Strange Fruit" - Billie Holiday

"Don't Shoot feat. Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, & 9 more" - The Game

"Baltimore" - Prince

"Sweeter feat. Terrace Martin" - Leon Bridges

For all your music needs, head over to for the best variety of radio stations around.

Keep up with the latest news by following us on Facebook (Live365 Official and Live365 Broadcasting) and Twitter (@Live365 and @Broadcaster365)!

Article image: Clay Banks via Unsplash.

Author image

About Michelle Ruoff

  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania