Call it black rock, Afro-punk or black alternative. Doesn't matter. Chances are you won't hear these musicians on ''urban'' radio -- which is too bad. There are, literally, hundreds of artists that mainstream music is missing out on. Here are just a few of The Root's favorites.
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