Black History Month: Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie Are the Original Pioneers in Music (VIDEO)

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By: / February 28, 2013

Who was the first African-American to win a Grammy? What record label was the first to be owned by, operated by and for the African-American community? The answers to these questions and more are the true OGs of the music industry. As Black History Month comes to a close, up-and-coming artist Josh Baze sits down with VIBE TV and looks at the first African-American pioneers and tastemakers in music.