The Trendsetters of Music
We are the forefronts of music. Most (if not all) music genres came from black artist–the blues, jazz, rhythm and blues (R&B), gospel has all influenced music in some way.
From Gospel Hymns, The Blues, and Smooth Jazz
came Rock and Roll with its electric and energic twist.
DJs, BREAK DANCING, MCING, and RADIOS and More
Timbre in Black Music is involves more drum-like beats, making it more upbeat and energetic.
Whereas European styled music emphasizes more balance and simplicity
COMMON MUSICAL STRUCTURES IN BLACK MUSIC
People can actually feel the music. Black Music compels people to get up and dance. It’s a “VIBE” that no one can resist.