Top Ten Best Black Male Music Artists of All Time

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41 Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Sam Cooke was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is mostly known for being a part of the soul movement.

His voice has the key to my sole

The voice of an angel

42 Derrick Green
43 Sammy Davis, Jr.

In my view Sammy Davis Jnr was one of the greatest singers/entertainers of all time. Can't believe he doesn't rate in the top 21.

It's laughable to have him below biggie it's not even close this list had to be put together buy young bucks

He was more than a singer. He was a comic, a family man, and a friend. - higgsboson2142

He was BRILLIANT so why so low

44 The Ink Spots

Come one, these dudes were savage before it was cool

45 Pharrell Williams Pharrell Williams Pharrell Lanscilo Williams is an American singer, rapper, and record producer. Williams and Chad Hugo make up the record production duo the Neptunes, producing soul, hip hop and R&B music.

You're joking, right? Dude makes one good song and he's considered a legend. - Alpha101

Daft punk and him

46 Billy Ocean
47 Levi Stubbs Levi Stubbs Levi Stubbs was an American baritone singer, best known as the lead vocalist of the R&B group the Four Tops, a band known for a variety of Motown hit records and other songs created in the 1960s and 1970s.

The best Motown voice

48 David Ruffin David Ruffin David Eli Ruffin was an American soul singer and musician most famous for his work as one of the lead singers of The Temptations during the group's "Classic Five" period as it was later known.

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.

49 Philip Bailey
50 N.W.A N.W.A N.W.A was an American hip hop group from Compton, CA. They were among the earliest and most significant popularizers and controversial figures of the gangsta rap subgenre, and are widely considered one of the seminal groups in the history of hip hop music.
51 Darius Rucker
52 Ice Cube Ice Cube O'Shea Jackson, born June 15, 1969, known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and filmmaker. He began his career as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. and later joined the seminal gangster rap group N.W.A. After leaving N.W.A in December 1989, he built ...read more.

Better then 2pac by a long shot, I don't know why Tupac is so high he is so overrated

53 Nas Nas Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper. His album, Illmatic, is considered to be one of the best rap albums of all time. He is also considered to be one of the best rappers of all time.

This is stupid.. Nas is better than all, he should be 2 and pac 1 and biggie 3! "I'm the N the A to the S I R if I wasn't, I must've been Escobor"... Nastrademous.. ! Greatest, this list is rigged!

54 Royce Da 5'9 Royce Da 5'9 Ryan Daniel Montgomery, better known by his stage name Royce da 5'9", is an American rapper from Detroit, Michigan.

Of course he's not the best but he was in 70 & that's not fair, that's why I voted for him. - Fan_of_Good_Music

55 Charlie Wilson Charlie Wilson Charles Kent "Charlie" Wilson, also known as Uncle Charlie, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, producer and the former lead vocalist for The Gap Band.
56 D'Angelo
57 Ben E. King Ben E. King V 1 Comment
58 Lil Wayne Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American hip hop "artist" and is often referred to as one of the worst "rappers" of all time. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age. He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career. He's often criticized for talking ...read more.

Why the hell is he on here? He's one of the reasons Hip Hop started dying.

Why isn't Sam Cooke on on this list

One of my favourite male rappers.

Have you heard his verse in "Good Time? "

59 Isaac Hayes
60 George Clinton
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