Howlin’ Wolf: Top 10 Facts about the Great Blues Music Legend

The spirit of Howlin’ Wolf stands tall as one of the true giants of the Blues music. As a native son of the Mississippi Delta Blues who brought an authentic rural acoustic essence up from the South to the Midwest, he was a bridge to the more electrified sound of the Chicago Blues scene. American blues singer and musician Howlin' Wolf (1910 - 1976), born Chester Arthur Burnett, in concert, circa 1965. [...]

Top 10 Great Underrated Artists In the History of the Blues Origin

The Blues Origin in Music is often duplicated but always underrated by the creators. Here are some blues music examples of the undeniable blues music history in the blues music genre. Here we explore the history as well as modern blues songs.
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Top 10 Best Falsetto Black Male Singers of All Time

Below is a list of the top 11 black male falsetto singers you deserve to know: Whether it's modern indie rock, Motown, or soul, the falsetto technique of vocalizing has been popular across different genres. Some singers make use of their upper-register head voice to showcase power. Others do so to show vulnerability and fragility emotionally. Eddie Kendricks Michael Jackson - Falsetto Black Male Singers Born on the 29th of August 1958 and known as the ‘King of Pop’, Michael Jackson had a multitude of talents. [...]

Top 10 Best Black Country Singers of All Time

Black Country Singers have been around for decades but have not been at the forfront in country music as much as their white counterparts. Country music has always been about telling amazing stories. It's a genre that has diehard fans from around the globe and has changed over the years. Many don't realize the impact and participation that Black people have in country music. For example, Ray Charles' Georgia On My Mind is one of the greatest country classics of all time and has been re-recorded several times. [...]

Top 10 Black Artists That Could be Great Black Country Singers

Black Country Singers? These Black Artists Would also be Great Black Country Singers if they ever wanted to give it a shot. While country music is often disregarded within popular culture, with some insisting that “country lacks diversity and individuality” and others labeling the genre a one-dimensional, “cold beer on a Friday night, a pair of jeans that fit just right… every country song ever,” this underdog of a genre has surprisingly come a long way from its podunk roots. INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 03: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Lil Nas X performs onstage during iHeartRadio 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2021 presented by Capital One at The Forum on December [...]

Top 10 Best Music Apps

Top 10 Best Music App Remember when we all used to secretly download music online and fear the repercussions, the years we would spend rotting away in jail for that one download of “Umbrella” or “If I Ruled The World”? Because for me, it stands out vividly in my mind. However, thankfully, the times of “illegally” downloading songs are in the past. [...]
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The Top 10 Songs of Black History Month  

Top 10 Songs of Black History Month By: Princess Dominiko Black History Month, while one of the most pivotal holidays in our nation's calendar, as it celebrates a group of individuals that have suffered a continuous history of trauma, is one of the shortest months and is eclipsed by a number of other holidays, including Chinese New Year, Valentine’s Day, and last, but certainly not least, Groundhog’s Day.  While this holiday continues to be disregarded by our country, we, at BlackTop10s, choose to make it a focal point and celebrate it, by engaging in music that communicates pivotal ideas [...]
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Top 10 Recent Releases To Add To Your Spotify Playlists

Each week, check out 10 new songs to add to your Spotify Playlists. Plenty of different vibes curated for various moods. Each week the list will consist of artists you may have already heard of or new ones to watch out for. Expand your music palette and check out the new singles below. 1. [...]
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Top 10 Best Spotify Playlists Indie Musician Suggestions

Black Top 10s Spotify Playlists Indie Musician Suggestions The Internet has made it more feasible for rising musicians and producers to put their work out there for the world to see. As a result, indie musicians, and specifically Black talent, have been making waves in the music industry, finding new audiences. [...]

Life and Net Worth of Jay-Z

Shawn Corey Carter aka Jay-Z admittedly started his career on the riskier side of the road as a drug dealer in NYC yet he is the quintessential tale of the rags to riches story getting out of the streets and into the boardroom just in time. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images) It's no secret that the concepts of the drug dealer occupation mimic most legitimate entrepreneurial businesses. It boils down to supply and demand and if you have a product that people want ... they will come and you will make money. [...]