Editors’ Notes On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Apple Music observed "Blackout Tuesday” to support #TheShowMustBePaused and plan actions to support Black artists, Black creators, and Black communities. For 24 hours straight, Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio stream played nothing but the best Black music over the generations—songs from Marvin Gaye, 2Pac, Nina Simone, Kendrick Lamar, and others who exemplify the Black American experience and struggle. This playlist captures it all.

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ALBUM
BLACK PARADE
4:41
 
Lockdown
3:32
 
The Bigger Picture
4:12
 
JUNE 5th / QueenZnGodZ
5:09
 
State of the Union (STFU)
2:58
 
6 Million Ways
1:58
 
Sue Me (feat. Kelly Price)
3:50
 
Black Is Beautiful
2:55
 
Everything Is Everything
4:53
 
Out the Lies
2:01
 
What's Going On
3:52
 
I Can't Breathe
4:47
 
I Just Wanna Live
3:08
 
Get Up, Stand Up
3:17
 
This Is America
3:45
 
LAND OF THE FREE
4:43
 
Black 2
2:38
 
Django Jane
3:10
 
Mr. N***a (feat. Q-Tip)
5:12
 
5:36
 
Made in America (feat. Frank Ocean)
4:52
 
We the People....
2:52
 
F**k tha Police
5:45
 
Black & Ugly (feat. BJ the Chicago Kid)
4:09
 
To Be Young, Gifted and Black (Single Version)
2:50
 
Black Is Beautiful
3:39
 
UMI Says
5:05
 
My People
3:51
 
Melanin
1:40
 
F.U.B.U. (feat. The-Dream & BJ the Chicago Kid)
5:13
 
4:46
 
Burn (feat. Noochie, Ras Kass & Torae)
6:52
 
Black Magic (Make It Better)
2:33
 
Black Cop
2:59
 
4:08
 
I'm Black
3:55
 
Get By
3:47
 
Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud, Pts.1 & 2
4:46
 
Glory (From the Motion Picture "Selma")
4:32
 
Changes (feat. Talent)
4:28
 
Freedom (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
4:49
 
They Don't
4:00
 
Lift Every Voice And Sing
6:06
 
Breathing While Black
4:00
 
Black
3:48
 
Police State
3:40
 
Black Star
4:40
 
The Story of O.J.
3:51
 
Strange Fruit
3:12
 
Steve Biko (Stir It Up)
3:11
 
Power to the People
3:29
 
Fight the Power
4:45
 
Let Go
4:51
 
Angry Black Woman
4:07
 
Strength, Courage and Wisdom
4:57
 
4:27
 
Sunshine (feat. Jill Scott)
3:13
 
7:11
 
Hands Up
3:19
 
Alright
3:39
 
It's OK To Be Black
2:41
 
2:55
 
Neighbors
3:36
 
16 Shots
5:45
 
Sound of da Police
4:18
 
The Man
6:22
 
I Can't Breathe
3:09
 
Same Sh!t, Different Toilet (feat. Styles P)
3:08
 
No Justice No Peace (Smif N Wessun)
3:01
 
Fire & Earth (100% Natural)
6:26
 
Blaxploitation
2:13
 
Wishing For A Hero (feat. BJ the Chicago Kid)
3:04
 
BLACK EFFECT
5:15
 
The Grind (feat. Dead Prez)
2:49
 
Don't Shoot
4:00
 
3:20
 
Kapernick Effect
1:58
 
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
3:05
 
Black (feat. A$AP Ferg)
3:52
 
Black Excellence
2:29
 
911 Is a Joke
3:17
 
Prison Systems
3:26
 
Liberation
8:46
 
Brown Skin
4:56
 
Black America Again (feat. Stevie Wonder)
6:09
 
Murder to Excellence
5:00
 
Kill My Landlord
6:18
 
Hell Yeah (Pimp the System) [Remix]
4:20
 
Kill Your Masters
3:26
 
Never Let Me Down (feat. JAY-Z & J. Ivy)
5:24
 
Run Run
3:32
 
Salary Kaep
2:33
 
Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
5:30
 
Nu Africa (feat. Ernestine Johnson)
6:13
 
We Had to Tear This Mothafucka Up
4:23
 
Mathematics
4:06
 
Can't Hold We Down (feat. Popcaan)
4:27
 
The Blacker the Berry
5:28
 
My Philosophy
5:40
 

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