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.

Stereo Williams
Stereo Williams

Todd "Stereo" Williams, entertainment writer based in New York City. He co-founded Thirty 2 Oh 1 Productions, an indie film company.

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