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Black History Month—Essential Albums

Celebrate Black History Month by streaming these shape-shifting albums.

eMusic

Freegal Music

Off the Wall / 牆外 [1983]

Michael Jackson

eMusic

Freegal Music

Thriller / 顫慄 [1983]

Michael Jackson

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

Freegal Music

Lemonade [2016]

Beyoncé

eMusic

hoopla

Brown Sugar [2016]

D'Angelo

eMusic

hoopla

Talking Book [2000]

Stevie Wonder

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

hoopla

Rapture [2007]

Anita Baker

eMusic

hoopla

Voodoo [2016]

D'Angelo

eMusic

Freegal Music

Bitches Brew [1992]

Miles Davis

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

hoopla

I Want You [2003]

Marvin Gaye

eMusic

hoopla

Superfly [2013]

Curtis Mayfield

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

hoopla

The Black Album [2010]

Jay Z

eMusic

Freegal Music

3+3 [1973]

The Isley Brothers

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

Freegal Music

Greatest Hits [1975]

Al Green

eMusic

Freegal Music

Let's Stay Together [2015]

Al Green

eMusic

eMusic

hoopla

Sex Machine [2007]

James Brown

eMusic

eMusic

Freegal Music

Crazysexycool [1994]

TLC

eMusic

hoopla

Don't Be Cruel [2008]

Bobby Brown

eMusic

Freegal Music

I Against I [2006]

Bad Brains

eMusic

hoopla

Control [2007]

Janet Jackson

eMusic

eMusic

Freegal Music

Aquemini (Explicit) [1998]

Outkast

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

eMusic

hoopla

Love Tracks [2019]

Gloria Gaynor

eMusic

Freegal Music

Illmatic (Explicit) [1994]

Nas

eMusic

Freegal Music

RENAISSANCE (Explicit) [2022]

Beyoncé

eMusic

Freegal Music

When I Get Home (Explicit) [2019]

Solange

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