Some of my favorite podcasts are the Culture Gabfests with music critic Jody Rosen. I’ll never forget his comments from a podcast 3 years ago that there’s a hunger in black bohemia for heroes. I am always on the lookout for the new heroes of black Bohemia. Here are is a playlist of black bohemian queens to tide us over for the next big thing, in roughly chronological order:
Left off Eryka Badu, Sade, Jill Scott, Grace Jones and others. But interested to hear what others think.
9/4/2013 Added Laura Mvula:
Thanks to Slate Culture Gabfest.