Explore legends of rock, soul, funk, hip-hop, blues, jazz, and RnB – with music throughout every weekday on WXPN, and a new artist starting each day at 6 a.m. ET. Ray Charles, Lauryn Hill, Aretha Franklin, The Roots, Jimi Hendrix, Grace Jones, Marvin Gaye – are just a few of the artists we’ll explore.

Tune in each weekday in February for music from iconic artists during Black History Month on XPN.

Enjoy the curated Black History Month playlist, and browse the complete month’s featured artist schedule below.

Black History Month on WXPN

DateFeatured Artist
2/1Aretha Franklin
2/2Luther Vandross
2/3Lauryn Hill
2/6 Jimi Hendrix
2/7 Diana Ross / The Supremes
2/8 Prince
2/9 Tracy Chapman
2/10 The Roots
2/13Marvin Gaye
2/14 Janet Jackson
2/15Isley Brothers
2/16Sister Rosetta Tharpe
2/17Ray Charles
2/20 RUN-DMC
2/21 Grace Jones
2/22 The Four Tops
2/23 Tina Turner
2/24 Howlin' Wolf
2/28 Parliament Funkadelic / George Clinton