The bLack MUsic Project

EXPLORE THE HISTORY OF BLACK AMERICAN MUSIC

An interactive exhibit celebrating, promoting, and preserving the idea that the history of Black American music is the story of America

Search artists & Genres

Explore our ever expanding selection of Black American artists, genres from call & response in the Pre-Civil War period all the way through the end of the 20th century's birth of hip-hop, and evolution of time periods with corresponding notable events, genre maps, and history at each era.

About Us

The team behind the scenes

Meet the Black Music Project team who work hard to help show that the history of Black music is the story of America!

Stay in the know

We'll send updates and news when we launch new features!