Day: December 3, 2019

All About Techno

All About Techno Techno, or Detroit techno originated in the midwest, specifically in Detroit, Michigan in the 1980s. It was mainly started by three black men whose names were Kevin Saunderson, Juan Atkins, and Derrick

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All About Hip-Hop

Hip Hop originally formed in the 1970’s in Bronx, New York. Youth at the time were the mainstream performers of Hip Hop music. It did not become popular until the late 1970’s, specifically, 1979. It

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You’re gonna love me!

Musical Theater Before the 1890s, white people portrayed African American life on broadway through blackface. It 1898, a black-written musical comedy was brought to Broadway by Will Marion Cook and Bob Cole. “Clorindy” and “The

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Black People and Musicals

Before black people started to perform in musicals, they were mocked by white performers and the shows were called “coon songs”. In 1898, Will Marion Cook and Bob Cole made the first black written playwright

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Musical Theatre- Sparkle

Sparkle is a 1976 musical drama that was inspired bu the history of The Supremes. This film is set in Harlem, New York during the late 1950s and early 1960s. The storyline is about three

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Funkadelic

adelic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1It4rNbOCM Funk music  more of a freedom of expression for blacks. In this genre, the structure was more free and explicit to express identity and the struggles of the 80’s. This is why funk

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop Movement Hip Hop was created by African Americans, Latinos, and Caribbean Americans. This genre originated in the Bronx, New York during the 1970s to present day. Hip Hop was associated with graffiti, break

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Hip-Hop and it don’t Stop

Hip-Hop and It Don’t Hip Hop (1970s) was used as a means of freedom of speech for the black community. In rap songs, it was typical to hear stories about poverty, police brutality, and racial

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One Song Glory: Musical Theater

Musical Theater Musical Theater is a musical genre that was not previously recognized or popular back in the day. The works of African-Americans was shadowed by the theater world of which white people, actors and

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heyo techno

Techno Techno is electronic dance music that originated in Detroit in the 1980s, and this can be attributed to the Belleville three consisting of Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, and Derrick May. The three friends created

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