Day: May 9, 2020

KRS ONE REVIEW

Ebonee Brown  Dr. Kevin Johnson MUS 202 16 February 2020   Notes on KRS-ONE Lecture on 40 Years of Hip-Hop   In this 2013 lecture KRS-ONE shares valuable secrets on the history, meaning, and philosophy

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FINAL ARTIST POST, TRANE: JOHN COLTRANE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWuhPVb175Y John Coltrane is perhaps the most influential tenor saxophonist in jazz history. Whether it’s his rapid-fire improvisations or his bold cathartic wails, no aspiring jazz saxophonist can afford to neglect the music of Coltrane.

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Black Music of the 1950s

The 1950’s were a time of changes and the music of the decade both reflected the cultural changes that were happening while still holding on to the societal norms of the past. Following the detrimental

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Black Music of the 1960s and Freedom Songs (Ebonee Brown)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSzghsYm5OE After the assassination of John F. Kennedy, President Lyndon Johnson enacted the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It prohibited discrimination in employment and established the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The Civil Rights Act of

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BLACK MUSIC OF THE 70S (Ebonee Brown)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hVwTxiQU_4 The 1970s was a great decade for Black bands playing melodic music. Album-oriented soul continued its popularity, while musicians such as Smokey Robinson helped turn it into Quiet Storm music. Funk evolved into two

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Black Music of the 1980s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfWcfq51JMQ Black artists trying to break their audience’s stupor had a problem; the music industry in the 1980s was extremely segregated. We’ve all heard the story of how Columbia Records forced MTV to play Michael

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Black Music of the 1990s (Ebonee Brown)

BLACK MUSIC OF THE 1990S https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZiyjcEO3v4 In the 90s Billboard’s new accounting actually had its greatest impact on R&B and hip-hop, revealing the two genres’ growing relationship with one another. The 90s kicked off with New Jack Swing

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Music of the 2000s (Ebonee Brown)

BLACK MUSIC OF THE 2000s The music of the 2000s were heavily influenced by Black artists. Pop music was being influenced by the neo-soul genre which became popular in the late nineties. Neo-soul music took

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