Black music has developed much further in the twenty-first century. Black music has become mainstream and diverse. Rap and R&B were two popular genres at the time. Some well-known R&B performers were Chris Brown, Jay Z, and Beyonce etc. Some well-known rappers include Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne, Lil Durk, Lil Baby, and others. Many musicians use their music to convey messages about police brutality, their own stories, or other forms of violence. Some musicians sample songs and use them into their songs in order to add more innovation to their work.