Day: December 4, 2019

Techno

TECHNO Background Techno Music is a form of electronic dance music. Its origin can be dated back to the mid to late 1980s in Detroit, Michigan. It became popular from its upbeat style through the

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Let’s get down and Funkyyy!

Lets Get Down and Funkyyy! Funk is considered an urban form of dance music. This genre of music emerged in the 1960s and gained more popularity towards the 1970s. Being that this genre was created

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Gospel

Gospel Origination of Gospel Music   Gospel Music is a genre of Christian Music. The origination can be dated back to slavery. Due to assimilation, Black slaves were forced into Christianity upon arrival to America.

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Techno

Techno Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States in the mid-to-late 1980s. Techno is generally repetitive instrumental music, often produced for use in a continuous DJ set. The central rhythm is often in common time (4/4), while the tempo typically varies

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funk

Funk! Funk became popular around the 1960’s and 70’s, and it includes elements from other genres of music like jazz and R&B. Similar to disco, funk was usually accompanied by guitars, drums, and synthesizers.  James

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Musical Theater

Ease on Down the Road African American musical theater used to be white people in racist blackface derisive and disrespecting the African American culture and appearance but finally in 1898, Will M. Cook and Bob

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Public Enemy by Olivia Tomlinson

Public Enemy Background Public Enemy is a male hip-hop group that dominated the 1980s and 1990s. Originating in Long Island, New York, the group consisted of Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, Terminator X, and

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Disco Fever

Disco and the Civil Rights Movement As a predecessor to modern pop music and dance music, disco can sometimes be a forgotten genre; however it was not able to only serve as those things, but

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Underdogs of the Blues

Underdogs of the Blues When exploring the genre of the blues, men have dominated. However, women served as the underdogs as they fundamentally shaped the blues. For example, In 1920 Mamie Smith became the first

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