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Celebrating Black excellence across Alternative for Black History Month


Photo credit Getty Images Mixing a blend of different musical styles rapper, singer, songwriter, and former child actor 24KGoldn (Golden Landis Von Jones) got his start in 2019 with is single "Valentino" and has been rising up the charts ever since with his radio hit "City Of Angels" and follow up "Mood" featuring Iann Dior .


Photo credit Getty Images Fitz & the Tantrums ' co-lead singer Noelle Scaggs has been with the band since 2010's number 1 album  Pickin' Up the Pieces and has also collaborated with the likes of Black Eyed Peas , Dilated Peoples , Quantic , Mayer Hawthorne , and Damian Marley lending each a bit of her powerhouse vocals.


Photo credit Getty Images Los Angeles Alt-Hip Hop group Jurassic 5 was formed in 1993 by rappers Chali 2na , Akil , Soup aka Zaakir , Marc 7 , and DJs Nu-Mark and Cut Chemist and debuted on famed Alternative label TVT, later signing to the equally Alt at the time, Interscope Records.


Photo credit Getty Images Brainchild of Blur singer and songwriter Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett, Gorillaz was virtually created in 1998 and consists of animated members 2-D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle, and Russel Hobbs.


Photo credit Getty Images "I'm sorry Miss Jackson," but Outkast 's mixture of Hip Hop, experimental, techno, and funk sounds mark Atlanta rappers André "3000" Benjamin and Antwan "Big Boi" Patton as one of those duos that transcend all genres.


Photo credit Getty Images Award-winning British electronica act Massive Attack have been at it since their inception in 1988 with original members Robert "3D" Del Naja , Adrian "Tricky" Thaws , Andrew "Mushroom" Vowles and Grant "Daddy G" Marshall (pictured).






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