Day: May 8, 2019

Blues with some Rhythm!

Can’t Escape the Rhythm & the Blues R&B is an abbreviation for Rhythm & Blues. It is blues-influenced genre name was originally created for use as a musical marketing term by Billboard magazine. Billboard magazine reporter,  and

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MCing – The Art Of Hip Hop

What is MCing? MCing is another term given to someone known as the “Master of Ceremonies.”  MCing is seen as the oral aspect of Hip Hop, and the MC typically presents performers, and keeps the

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The Cultural Roots of Hip Hop

The History of Hip Hop Hip Hop first emerged in largely African American, Afro-Caribbean, and Latino communities of the Bronx and then spread to Harlem and other boroughs of New York City in the early

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Bootsy Collins: Psychedelic Funk

Upbringing William Earl “Bootsy” Collins, was born October 26, 1951. Although there is not much information on his childhood, he grew up in Cincinnati and always had a passion for music. In the 60s he

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Techno

Origin Techno gave a new touch to the music industry. Techno music was birthed in the mid to late 80s. The genre was first emerged in Detroit Michigan. At the time, things were evolving and

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Hippity Hoppity/ Rap

There has been conversation regarding hip hop and its effects on the African American population. Hip Hop was born in the inner cities of New York. Hip Hop started off as just beats and breaks

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Folk Music

Folk Music: The Djembe Folk Music: Folk music is a genre of music from the African American culture that derives from slavery. Forms of folk music include stories through song, which tell traditional folk stories,

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Howlin’ Wolf (1960s Blues)

Life and Death Chester Arthur Burnett also known as Howlin Wolf was born in White Station, Mississippi on June 10, 1910. He died on January 10, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois. Early Life Howlin’ Wolf became

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Hip- Hop Post

Hip-Hoppin All Over The World What is Hip Hop? Hip Hop emerged out of the New York Area specifically the Bronx area of New York. Hip Hop is a creative expression of music that has

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