Day: November 27, 2017

The Influence of Techno in Music Today

Techno is electric dance music that originated in Detroit, Michigan. Their are many sub-geners such as acid, minimal, ambient, dub and house. Dub seems to be the biggest part of Techno that has been most

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Homosexuality in Disco

Disco music has been personified as loud, rambunctious melodies coming together in electrifying way. During the early 1970’s the rise of disco music started to take over.  This shift from R&B to disco targeted a

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Earth Wind and Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire (EWF) is an American band that has spanned the musical genres. They were one of the most successful bands of 1970s. The band was founded in Chicago by Maurice White in

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Green Velvet by: Alexandria Evers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syVNgFtVZHQ -Born in Chicago, Illinois as Curtis Alan Jones -Studied chemical engineering at the University of Illinois -1991 decided to leave school and pursue a music career -Biggest hit was “Coffee Pot” -Frequented the Billboard

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Chris Brown

Christopher Maurice Brown  (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. Born in 1989 in Tappahannock, Virginia he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young

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Hip Hop Elements

Hip-Hop is…By:Shavon and Diamond Music still tells a story, we know just have many genres to satisfy the cultural and social tastes of our modern society. Hip Hop is a genre of music that has

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Keeping Detroit Techno Relevant

  Keeping Detroit Techno Relevant Although the era for House music and Detroit Techno has passed, Detroit natives have found a way to keep the spirit of Techno music alive. Lady T from back in

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Billy Taylor

Billy Taylor was born on July 24th, 1921 and he was an jazz pianist, composer, broadcaster, and educator. Taylor was born in North Carolina, but he moved to Washington D.C. when he was five years

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Richie Havens

Born in Bed-Stuy New York, Richie Havens was the eldest of nine other children. At the age of 16 he was organizing his friends on the street corner performing with the McCrea Gospel Singers. When

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The Influence of the Century – Jada Mitchell

Influence of the Century – James Brown’s Influence On Michael Jackson Introduction “The Godfather of Soul”, also called James Brown developed to be a standout amongst the most compelling influences in Michael Jackson’s life. As

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