Day: May 3, 2019

Fantasia Barrino: Truth Is…

Who is SHE? Early Life… Fantasia Monique Barrino-Taylor was born in High Point, North Carolina on June 30, 1984. Music-making ran through both sides of her family. Her father Joseph Barrino sang in gospel quartets

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Def Jam Records

Hip-Hop in the mid’80’s Russel Simmons grew up in Queens, New York. As a college student he discovered the market potential of hip-hop, so he formed his own hip-hop business. This was called Russ Management.

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Techno

Detroit Techno Intro Techo is a form of dance music that came about in Detroit in the early 1980s that mainly has electronic instruments. A variety of instruments included samplers, computers, multi-track mixers, and drum

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Funk: Music Genre

Funk Music Definition: Funk is defined as a ” a music genre that originated in African-American communities in the mid-1960’s when African-American musicians created a rhythmic, dance able new form of music through a mixture

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Mary J Blige: R&B Singer

Mary J Blige: Jan. 11,1971 Born and raised in The Bronx, NY ” Be Without You” Who Is She? Singer, song writer and actress, this dynamic figure of R&B started her career as background singer

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