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The 15 greatest Black rock artists of all time

The 15 greatest Black rock artists of all time

#9 Bo Diddley


One of rock & roll’s most revered pioneers, Bo Diddley became famous for his reverb-heavy guitar sound and his famous “Bo Diddley beat.” His brag-filled signature song “Bo Diddley” is as cocky as a rapper’s freestyle and his African-influenced beat can be heard throughout popular music to this day.


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