Day: December 5, 2019

Feelin’ a little Blue?

Feelin’ a little Blue? Blues emerged in the late 20th century during a time of immense pain and tragedy. The genre of blues had social ties to a few southern cities such as St. Louis,

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Do you have Disco Fever?

Do You Have Disco Fever? Disco emerged in the 1970s, specifically in the Black community. It served as an opportunity for Blacks to express themselves. It also added diversity to nightclubs as well as dance

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What the FUNK?!

What the FUNK?! Characteristics Syncopated music with emphasis on the down beat Instruments: electric bass, electric guitar, Hammond B-3 organ, synthesizer, and many horn sounds Lyrics are typically lenses into the experiences of the average

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The Power Behind Hip Hop

The Power Behind Hip Hop Hip Hop is one of the biggest genres of the decade. Hip Hop began rising back in the 70s. There are a multitude of components in Hip Hop including but

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the heart of jazz

The Heart of Jazz New Orleans, Louisiana is the birthplace of jazz. And Jazz is considered the music of today and tomorrow. Jazz was extremely popular in the Black church, specifically in the form of

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The Come Up of A Boogie wit da Hoodie

New York is a state full of hopes and dreams. To succeed in New York, it takes hard work, determination, and (in this generation) relatable music and a catchy beat. There are several artists that

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I got the Blueeees

The Birth Blues emerged from the deep south in the 1900s. Created by African-Americans, the Blues expanded the community’s voice and provided another means of expression. Blues was influced by its parent genres including minstrel

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Techno

Techno 1980s Detroit Origin Techno began in Detroit in the 1980s as an underground music genre. It is a combination of Chicago house, funk, and electronic jazz. Techno is a genre that is not composed

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