Declared in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter, the month of June celebrates the undeniable impact that Black music and creators had and continue to have on the world.
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President Carter recognized that African-American musicians are truly the blueprint, that their impact spans across generations and even genres, from Rock & Roll to Country. You can guarantee there was someone Black at the forefront of every genre movement.
And to commemorate the timeless and incredible impact Black creators have on our world musically, Audacy brings you Black Icons, illustrating the best of Black music. A station curated with legends like Whitney Houston, Earth, Wind and Fire, Prince and icons like Babyface, Missy Elliott and Beyoncé, giving you a chance to really dive in and immerse yourself into the best of Black music.
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