“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …”

~ Robert Glasper

On this list, you can enjoy everything from the lush soul of Heatwave and the innovative New Jack sound created by Teddy Riley of GUY to the ever-hip Ray Charles and the hilarious but serious charms of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins … CHEERS!

  1. Heatwave – “Sho Nuff Must Be Love”
  2. Ray Charles – “Hit the Road, Jack”
  3. Guy – “Let’s Stay Together”
  4. Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – “I Put a Spell on You”
  5. Tony! Toni! and Tone! – “It Never Rains in Southern California”
  6. Donald Byrd and The BlackByrds – “Flight Time”
  7. August Alsina – “Sincerely”