During the month of June it's been defined as Black Music Month where it celebrates the contributions of African-American musicians, composers, singers, and songwriters.

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Made official by President Jimmy Carter in 1979, we pay homage to Black Music that has broke barriers and moved people from all cultures and inspired future musicians from today and back in the day.

To gain more knowledge on Black Music Month and and how it impacted Black America you can start by watching these 5 documentaries in relation to black music.

1. The Black Godfather - The Clarence Avant Story

2.  Miles Davis - Birth of The Cool

3.  Quincy

4.  What Happened? Miss Simone

5.  Hitsville - The Making of Motown

This 5 documentaries will give you a deeper appreciation for Black Music and how it helped shape the American fabric of the world we see today.

You will not be disappointed....