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Blog #25: Best Graduation Songs By (Mostly) Black Artists

Updated: Aug 16, 2022

High school graduation season is approaching next month. Some parents may be on the “Senior Video Committee” and pulling together graduation videos and music tributes for their student’s Senior Class. That said, we pulled 22 really great graduation songs by (mostly) black artists that would go perfectly with any Senior Class video tribute or graduation party. We thought this might give you a head start on choosing music for your senior video or event. Most of these songs are by black artists. We threw in some additional songs that frequently are included on the graduation music circuit; music that makes us reminisce about the joys of celebrating graduation from high school!

“See you Again” by Wiz Khalifa and feat. Charlie Puth

"Graduation (Friends Forever)" by Vitamin C

“Have It All” by Jason Mraz

"Started From The Bottom" by Drake

“Give Me Freedom, Give Me Fire” by K’naan (Anthem of the FIFA World Cup, 2010 South Africa)

“Congratulations” (Clean Version) by Post Malone feat. Quavo

"I Was Here" by Beyonce

“Today My Life Begins” by Bruno Mars

“Farewell” by Rihanna

“It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday” by Boyz II Men

“God’s Plan” by Drake

“Home” by Phillip Phillips

“It’s A New Day” by

“Rise Up” by Andra Day

“Moment 4 Life” (Clean version) by Nicki Minaj feat. Drake

“Feeling Good” by John Legend

“Forever Young” by Jaz-Z and Mr. Hudson

“Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” by Green Day

“I Gotta Feeling” by The Black Eyed Peas

“Happy” by Pharrell Williams

“SupaStar” by Floetry feat. Common

"You Gotta Be" by Des'ree

So put these tunes on your playlist and enjoy them throughout the month of June as you celebrate your senior’s graduation from high school!

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