“Black music is such a reflection of what is going on in Black life …”

                                                                                           ~ Mos Def

On this list, you can enjoy everything from the lush sounds of classical jazz greats, Johnny Hartman and John Coltrane to hip-hop in its myriad of presentations, including vocalist Emeli Sandé, featuring the ever-elusive Jay Electronica; the funk groove of Mansur Brown; and Ohio’s own, Stalley … CHEERS!

  1. “Liquid Love” – Roy Ayers
  2. “Garden” [Explicit] – Emeli Sandé f. Jay Electronica & Áine Zion
  3. “Down South” – Mansur Brown
  4. “They Say It’s Wonderful” – Johnny Hartman and John Coltrane
  5. “I Want to Thank You” – Alicia Myers
  6. “White Minks & Gator Sleeves” [Explicit] – Stalley
  7. “Friendly Pressure” – Maysa