Day: May 1, 2019

Gabriana Simmons

Why I shouldn’t have to take the final Throughout this course during this semester, I have been able to gain a better understanding of the history of black music. I have gained a lot of

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Techno from the Past

Origin and Influences Techno music (also known as underground dance music) originated in Detroit, Michigan in the late 1980s. Techno music came along with the advancement of technology. Many black people began to lose their

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Rhythm & Blues

Motown Records 01.12.1959 Music and Musicians Who Founded Motown? On January 12, 1959, a young African-American songwriter from Detroit named Berry Gordy founded the company “Motown Records Corporation.” As a man of vision, drive, talent

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Detroit Electronic Music

Detroit Electronic Music By: Whitney Holmes Introduction to Electronic Music In the late 1970s and early 1980s, a new genre of music had emerged in America. Unlike the previous genres of music, this genre of

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