How the Black Opry is helping elevate artists of color in country music

Lisa Respers France
April 27, 2024

Before there was conversation over whether Beyoncé is country enough for country music, there was the Black Opry, holding space for music lovers and artists of color in the genre. The organization billed as the “home for Black artists, fans and industry professionals working in country, Americana, blues, and folk music” is getting more attention these days since Beyoncé dropped her country-inspired “Act II: Cowboy Carter.”

Various Black Opry artists on stage
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