10 Black Women In Country Music To Watch Out For

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Rashad Grove
March 28, 2024
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Country music has always been Black music. Black people have been at the center of the genre since the 1920s when Black musicians played banjos, a derivative of West African lutes made from gourds. Through the years, musicians such as Ray Charles, Charlie Pride, The Pointer Sisters, Linda Martell, and many more. Fast-forward to 2024, and Black artists are now in the minority of a genre that they helped create.

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