Top Ten Best Black Male Music Artists of All Time

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41 David Ruffin

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.

42 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. V 1 Comment
43 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

44 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!

45 KRS-One

Ice T should not be ahead of krs on any list and krs should definitely be higher

46 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

47 Charlie Wilson
48 D'Angelo
49 Ben E. King Ben E. King V 1 Comment
50 Philip Bailey
51 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.
52 The Ink Spots
53 Isaac Hayes
54 George Clinton
55 Otis Redding Otis Redding Otis Ray Redding, Jr. was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout.
56 Darius Rucker
57 Drake Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.

A poser and not really much of a rapper.

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58 Sage the Gemini Sage the Gemini V 1 Comment
59 Sean Combs Sean Combs
60 Kid Cudi Kid Cudi Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, better known by his stage name Kid Cudi, is an American recording artist and actor from Cleveland, Ohio.

Amazing lyricist. This man can simply hum to a beat and it would be beautiful.

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