Black LGBTQ+ Singers to listen to!
Updated: Dec 30, 2021
Here are some Black LGBTQ+ Singers to listen to! Press play and enjoy your day.
Tracy Chapman - Four time Grammy Award - winner, Tracy Chapman, started writing songs when she was 8 years old. Tracy Chapman’s music is generally contemporary folk and blues, her most popular song “Fast Car” being #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of August 27, 1988
Meshell Ndegeocello - When she was 17, Ndegeocello changed her last name to mean “free like a bird” in Swahili. Her music sparked the Neo-Soul movement, adn her songs are a mix of funk, soul and hip hop.
Big Freedia - Known as the Queen of Bounce music, Big Freedia was voted Best Hip-Hop/Rap Artist in January 2011. From performing as a backup dancer and singer, Big Freedia has a reality show after her called“Big Freedia Bounces Back”, which has been airing for six seasons
Arlo Parks - Parks writes her songs based on her personal experiences, for example, the songs in Collapsed In Sunbeams were inspired by rereading a diary she kept when she was 13. Her songs are generally indie pop and bedroom pop, and are perfect songs to relax too.
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