Top Ten Best Black Male Music Artists of All Time
The Top Ten
He is the greatest of all times. Sublime music and a master at physical expression. Pure genius. Made sense of the world and had one the greatest intellect to write songs and better skill to represent them on T.V.. There will be no other Michael Jackson. He will be the greatest, not only black, but in humanity. RIP.
more awards than any other artist - period - plus he has the largest worldwide fan following - news of his death nearly crashed the internet - no one compares alive or dead!
He is a king of pop AND Love. You can tell because you see it in His wonderful and heart taking music. I just lobe him with all my heart for that. THANK YOU Michael JACKSON YOUR AMAZING
But he's whyiteV 29 Comments
Ignorant ass Michael had a skin disease called Vitiligo as his autopsy confirms...He did not have "surgery" to turn himself white.
Secondly Michael has put over 200 black students through college and has given all of his We are the world proceeds to Africa and has had thousands of inner city kids visit Neverland Ranch. You know nothing about him so shut up.
One of the greatest artists of all time and influential rap artists. Should be one. Jackson didn't do anything for the blacks and become a white through surgeries. Tupac dedicated his life to them and his lyrics. are amazing! And deep.
Was much more than the average rapper he was an idol, a poet and a very intelligent human should be number 1
LoveV 9 Comments
This man had more talent on an instrument than any other popular musician. Jackson is a great singer, that's it. 2pac is a poet but Hendrix was as well. And nobody has ever done more for a instrument than Hendrix has for the guitar. Ask any blues/rock/metal guitarist. They will tell you so much about what Hendrix created for the guitar
Greatest guitarist ever according to Rolling Stone Magazine
The Greatest guitarist of all time.
Better than 2pac - InsertCleverNameV 7 Comments
I think stevie wonder should be head to head with michael jackson for the first place, he's such a great composer and he sings from his hearth and soul.
Stevie Wonder is an amazing artist. The fact that he was blind and made such inspirational and great music is astonishing.
Stevie Wonder is the BEST of the best musician in the world. He's gifted. Musical genius!
IsI think he he way more talented, gifted and musically blessed and inclined than Michael Jackson could ever hope to be!V 6 Comments
He is just too smart and positive in his lyrics.
Just an amazing artist. Music today needs a role model like Bob in my opinion.
He is a god number 6 is not fair at least number 5, come on he is my favorite singer of all time
Jay-Z above this guy? What?!?!?!V 2 Comments
Number one to me. So much talent, so much vision, so much soul. Rest in peace brother.
The father of motown isn't in the top 10? What's Going On?
He is the best of all time
Marvin Gaye is easily the GOAT [Greatest Of All Time].
Michael Jackson couldn't carry Marvin Gaye's jockstrap.
Should be top five, but hey, rankings like these are disrespecting. Most of the people on this page are 'top five' material. Top tier talent is just that, tops.
Prince should be near the top of this list, he could play write and sing. Just shows how low our standards have become. Rap artists shouldn't even be on this list.
He should be in the top 5 without a doubt!
Amazing guitar skills - InsertCleverNameV 8 Comments
One of the first rock artists, why is he below kanye west?
This is complete bull he should be number one, he is ate best musician of all time
So important to all rock genres
The greatest legend in popular musicV 5 Comments
Energy + Music + Creativity + Passion = Iconic
Woow really do ya homework
You're joking? this man shd be number one
This ugly slacks doesn't even measure up 2 the likes of bob Marley and Marvin Gaye so what idiot put him higher than them.
Again holding a mic upside down and babbling words using made up English accompanied with computer repetition is hardly impressive.
One of the best
He doesn't mumble at all, he is a very skilled MC. - venomouskillingmachineV 3 Comments
Very underrated. Deserves higher than #8. - Alpha101V 2 Comments
I love his Gospel and Blues with Jazzy sound I love Georgia Georgia
Deserves to be here.
Ray invented a genre. He should at least be #2.
Fantastic vocalist. Soulful.V 1 Comment
Sorry not black
Why is he above Prince, Chuck Berry and Richie - Iluvnovemberrain
Very good vocals. Love his music. He's amazing!
This dude has only been around for a year...
Good but not even top 50 - venomouskillingmachine
Three Times a Lady (long version), who can beat that song,
best song ever: listen again
He should be in the top 5 with Ray Charles, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson at the top.
Lionel richie is a very consistant artist. The songs that he has written and produced are evergreen, endless love, do it to me, I call it love, to name few.
It hurts my eyes seeing some of the artists listed on top of this genius.
Whats THE black music Genre? Right! Jazz
And whos THE Jazz musician? Right! Miles Davis
(Accept Coltrane, Armstrong, Charles & co)
No singer had Luther's depth or put as mush emotion in his songs.
Top 5, he wrote the mist sincere lyrics
Luther should be at the top 5
He could be so much more. His music is good. Unfortunately, his words confuse and detract from his ability to move to another level.
I actually like his music. I just wish he wasn't such a jerk like he always is.
Canyae West is a NEVER AT HOME & Married to a. FATASS...V 3 Comments
Best blues singer ever to walk and grace planet earth.
Where is Luther Vandross on this list?
KANYE WEST HIGHER THAN THE KING - InsertCleverName
Ice T should not be ahead of krs on any list and krs should definitely be higher
I accidentally voted for him. - RalphBob
My son loves his tunes
The guy is talented
Better than Kanye
Smokey, Marvin and Luther. Never before...never since. No one else can even compete, now or ever.
He is awesome
Below Royce come on
Biggie biggie biggie can't you see... there are so many haters in the streets and I just love you rapping ways. I guess that's why their broke and you were so paid
Great rapper, king of NYC, at least in top five
Jay-z at the top ten and Biggie 12? Unfair! He realesed one album while alive and the 2nd 15 days after his death but his the G.O.A. T like his released over a hundred..R.I.P.. you the BEST
He broke boundaries and gave us more good music through his daughter
I love him but he's not black - RnBLover
The guy is magic, he is fit, his moves are fitter and what a voice
Where is T.I. he is the greatest ever! Better than Jay-z.T.I. is for the people. He didn't join any crew, he stands for himself, that's what makes him the greatest ever. King!
This chap is brilliant and I'm glad he's on this list he should b recognized
When I think of soul I go right to Sam Cooke. His voice is always so smooth and soothing and his lyrics are heartwarming.
His voice has the key to my sole
The voice of an angel
It's only his name that is good not him
One word - SEPULTURA! - SOULFLY-SAM0101
Come one, these dudes were savage before it was cool
You're joking, right? Dude makes one good song and he's considered a legend. - Alpha101
Daft punk and him
The best Motown voice
On the strength of "My Girl" alone, he deserves to be in the top 5; throw in the rest of The Temptation's songs and he's the best of all.
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