A Playlist from the Diaspora

Diaspora Playlist

When we think about Black music, our minds drift towards the African Americans that have created the sounds and rhythms we listen to every day. But, black people and those who consider themselves, or prefer the title of African American, truly include the people of the diaspora. This means us living here in America, our Caribbean brothers and sisters, our Afro-Latino cousins, and those flourishing on the motherland. Music from across the diaspora is part of our black music legacy. For a different kind of playlist that satisfies your hunger for vmusic, add these mix of throwback, new school afro inspired, a maybe a few new discoveries to your list:

  1. Three Little Birds – Bob Marley & The Wailers
  2. Like Glue – Sean Paul
  3. Ting a Ling – Shabba Ranks
  4. Limb by Limb – Cutty Ranks
  5. Action – Terry Fabulous ft. Nadine
  6. Murder She Wrote – Chaka Demus & Pliers
  7. No Letting Go – Wayne Wonder
  8. All for Love – Wiz Kid
  9. In Common – Alicia Keys
  10. Typhoon – Culoe De Song
  11. Aye – Davido
  12. Work – Rihanna
  13. Too Good – Drake ft. Rihanna
  14. Sasha – Dat Sexy Body
  15. Dutty Wine – Tony Matterhorn
  16. Hold Yuh (Remix) – Gyptian ft. Nicki Minaj
  17. Girls Dem Sugar – Beenie Man ft. Mya
  18. Everyone Falls in Love – Tantro Metro & Devonte
  19. Rich Girl – Louchie Lou & Michie One
  20. Welcome to Jamrock – Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley

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