African “Americana” – Black country music singers you should get to know

July 10, 2019 at 05:30 am | Entertainment

Deidre Gantt

Deidre Gantt | Contributor

July 10, 2019 at 05:30 am | Entertainment

Jimmie Allen

Jimmie Allen is the other black country artist who had a number 1 hit in late 2018 with the track featured here. He’s been a bit outspoken about the race in country music, then and now, being quoted by the Guardian as saying, “Country music came from black people – it all started with the blues and bluegrass.”

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