The 100 Best Native Tongues Songs

79. Jungle Brothers "Black Woman" (1989)

Producer: Jungle Brothers
Album: Done by the Forces of Nature
Label: Warner Bros.

The song that spawned a million Afrocentric spoken-word artists. The Jungle Brothers sound right at home rapping positive lyrics over those Commodores drums and that incredible flip of Ray, Goodman, and Brown's "Special Lady." Only a skilled rapper of the Native Tongues mold could pull this off so smoothly.

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