Black Women in Music Mix

Premiere DateJun 5, 2020
Categories Indie Music Rock
00:00 DJ Emily (Last Straw Nerija)
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03:05 Change Mavis Staples
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05:57 100 Days, 100 Nights Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings
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09:40 Fear & Force Vagabon
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13:09 Honey, Be Joslyn and The Sweet Compression
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17:00 DJ Emily
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17:45 Love Like (Knock It Off) Gemma
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22:57 Childish Ava Luna
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26:00 Must Be A Way Aisha Burns
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30:13 Bus Passes and Happy Meals Lizzo
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33:27 Wanna Come Down Ibibio Sound Machine
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37:00 DJ Emily
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37:39 Big Wheel Saun and Star
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40:29 Love Under Lights DAWN
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44:49 Frontline Kelela
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50:22 Last Straw Nerija
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55:43 DJ Emily
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56:50 We Get By (feat. Ben Harper) Mavis Staples
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60:26 Finish
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June is African American Music Appreciation Month. Today we will delve into albums from some insanely talented black women. While we all continue to fight against oppression and inequality, let’s also support the talented black artists that have forever shaped the music industry.

Black Lives Matter. Black Music Matters. Black Women Matter.

As a kid, Emily Smith could often be found in her bedroom recording radio shows. She obsessively recorded songs off the radio onto cassettes and mixed them together on a dual player. She was in love with…

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