45+ Black-Owned Businesses in Nashville To Know

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Our look at theĀ locally, black owned businessesĀ to know in Nashville.

 

LIFESTYLE + HOME

dry cleaning services and more from Music City Cleaners

GIFTS

stationery, cute gifts and more fromĀ paperKuts Studio

spa services fromĀ Andante Day Spa

spa services fromĀ Essense Day Spa

HAIR + BEAUTY

natural hair services fromĀ Natural Awakenings

hair services fromĀ Luxe Salon

candles and soaps fromĀ Kiia Bath & Body

oils and fragrances fromĀ Hunnee Bz

hair services fromĀ Bella Chic Salon

hair services from Shearluxe Salon

hair services from Blessed Effects

CLOTHING + ACCESSORIES

t-shirt line and clothing apparel from Appealed Design

custom made jewelry from Clemmie Jewelry

luxury consignment pieces fromĀ Leisure & Labels

inspirational t-shirts fromĀ Peculiar People Clothing

shoes fromĀ JazzyNash Mobile Shoetique

bowties and neckwear fromĀ Windsor Neckties

clutches, jewelry and accessories fromĀ Everything Will Be Cute

children’s clothing fromĀ Dumpling Design

HBCU apparel fromĀ College Crib

FOOD + SWEETS

Kernels Gourmet Popcorn

Chef Batts Catering + Cookies by Keith

Connie Cakes

The Cupcake Collection

Garden Brunch Cafe

Legato Gelato

Shortcakes Cakery + Cafe

Sinema Nashville

The Southern V

The Peach Cobbler Factory

Taste of Perfection

StacyWines.com

Your Burger

ART

original illustrations and art from Poetically Illustrated

hand-painted backpacks fromĀ Tatpack

black art and books fromĀ Alkebulan Bookstore

gallery and original art fromĀ Art History Class Lifestyle Lounge + Gallery

original art fromĀ Micheal McBride

original prints fromĀ XPAYNE

art gallery and framing from Woodcuts

MEMORIES + PHOTOGRAPHY

Most of us don’t make time or the investment in professional photos so photo sessions make great gifts for families, singles & engaged couples

holiday, portrait and wedding sessions fromĀ Roland’s Photography

holiday, family and wedding sessions fromĀ CJ Wells Photography

holiday, family and wedding session fromJonathan Snorten Photography

holiday, family, wedding and portrait sessions fromĀ Elle Danielle Photography

holiday, family and wedding sessions fromĀ Sean Ponder Photography

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23 Comments

  • Hey Kieta!
    Thanks for your interest in Urbaanite. Membership will be re-opening soon and I would love to send you information with next steps. I will shoot over info using the contact email on your website (nice site by the way:).

  • Hello. I think it’s awesome!!! I’m Evangelist Darlene Hannah and I’ve been in business for 12 years.

    I’m the Creative Genius-Owner Operator of Jehovah Jireh’s Bakery and Catering Service and Total Wedding Solutions in Nashville, TN. plus we travel.

    I wish I had known about this sooner because I would have loved for my business to be in here!!!

    • Awesome and glad you found us!! Please shoot over your website and email via our contact form as I would love to send you info on how to add your business to Urbaanite.

  • How did Woodcuts not make the list? How about getting life insurance as a gift? How about encouraging them to buy their kids one share of stock? Just a few ideas……

    • Thanks for the ideas and definitely something to consider in the future. We will also make sure to get Woodcuts added to the list!

  • Greetings,

    I live in Clarksville TN, but I am thrilled to see so many African Americans controlling their future through entrepreneurship. We own and operate the only black owned hand blended gourmet tea company in the South. Our business Natural Choices Botanica is a full service holistic health & wellness based business specializing in all natural products & services. 615.499.6849. Thank you for your time and your talents!

    • Thanks and very cool, I am actually a tea drinker:)!! Feel free to shoot over your website and email for me to check out and provide additional info on adding your business to the guide.

  • Hi, my name is April Moncrief and I’m an author and entrepreneur. I currently live in Nashville, well, Springhill (Tennessee), been here about 2 1/2 years and the entire city is definitely growing on me. I have just written and self published my first Novel entitled, “How My Divorce Saved My Marriage”. I would love to be apart of Urbanite community! Please check out my website @ AprilTMoncrief.com. You can also contact me at: amoncrief75@hotmail.com. Thank you so much for this Amazing site bringing African American entrepreneurs together!

    • Awesome, so happy you found us and looking forward to checking out your site.

      You should also receive an email with next steps on adding your business to the guide.

  • As a Black Local Business Owner (3xs over), I love this and would also love your support! I own Divine Interventions Beauty Emporium where I offer Haircare, Haircare Products, Skincare, Color Cosmetics, Fragrance, Jewelry and a Grateful Heart! Have a Blessed Thanksgiving and Safe Holiday Season!

  • My husband and I own a Mortgage company (13 years) and an Insurance company – Allstate (13 years). We love the idea of marketing to our community. Our businesses have thrived from 95% of our business comeing from OUR community. Please send me information on how to advertise on your site

    • Hey Juanita!
      Thanks so much for reaching out and congrats on your business longevity. I would love to connect you to our growing Urbaanite community and will shoot over our package information to the email associated with your comment. Look out for it soon.

  • Hello! I am the owner of One Drop Ink Tattoo. We are Middle Tennessee’s first and only black owned and operated tattoo shop and fine art studio gallery with award winning artists! We are located across from TSU right off historic Jefferson Street and specialize in every skin tone and every style. We offer piercings and soon lashes and other beauty services as well. We are a part of the Jefferson street art crawl And I am also on Season 8 Inkmaster. We would love to be included in your list of black art and culture. Please check out our Instagram @onedropink and our website http://www.onedropink.com

    • That is so awesome!! Thanks for sharing and we actually stopped through briefly when we checked out the art crawl last month. Please look out for an email in the next day or so with details on being featured.

  • Just started a financial planning practice with Capital financial group. Looking to get involved with other African American business owners to share ideas..encourage and show my support!

    • Hi Tacarra!
      Thanks for reaching and congrats on the new biz. You can get started by signing up for our newsletter and sharing your favorite Urbaanite posts on your Facebook or Instagram. We have some great things in store and will be making those announcments via our weekly newsletter, so stay tuned.

  • What about Little’s Fish Market in Germantown? I believe it’s in it’s third generation and is a local treasure.

  • Great list, thank you! Does anyone have recommendations for black-owned general contacting firms that do residential renovation?

  • I would like everyone to know about black owned business that’s been flying under the radar for about a year, Drystar Laundry and Dry Cleaning. They’ve been featured in the news and have grown very fast!!

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