From the days of the Black Panthers, to the #BlackLivesMatter movement rooted right here in the heart of the Bay, Oakland unequivocally reminds us all that honoring the lives, spirit and soul of African ancestry needn’t be delegated to a measly 28 days. On the ‘official’ last day of Black History month, Wear Your Voice Magazine honors 21 amazing local Black female musicians who unapologetically #WearTheirVoice 365 days out the year. Be sure to make some space in your iTunes — you’ll want to keep these artists on deck at all times.
Note: This list includes only female vocalists-with so many amazing talent in the East Bay, we had to narrow it down to a specific niche. This is part of a series of articles that will be highlighting the amazing talent of women in the Bay Area, so stay tuned into Wear Your Voice to see what we cover next!
Lalin St. Juste (The Seshen)
Candice Antique Davis
Queens D Light
Femi Andrades (Punk Funk Mob)