Author: Alesha Minott

The Lion King

    This Broadway focuses on the life about a young lion who must reclaim his kingdom from the clutches of an evil uncle. This

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The Gap Band

Origin: Funk started around the late 1960s and early 1970s. It became a popular musical genre around the 1970s and late 1980s. Funk has a

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Classical

Origin: Classical music is one of the few genres that was not influenced by black folks. It has been around since the 1700s. It started

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The Blues

Origin: The blues originated in the 19thcentury around the 1890s. The blues was created by African Americans who wanted to express themselves through music. The

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Ragtime Post

Origin Ragtime is an American syncopated musical phenomenon that has been a strong presence in musical composition and entertainment. Ragtime started in the mid-1890s and

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Jubilee Quartets

Origins of The Jubilee quartet:  The Jubilee quartet is a vocal ensemble that consist of a minimum of four voices and a maximum of six

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folk music and spirituals

Folks Of Negro Spirituals  Origin Of The Genre: Negro Spirituals were formulated by African Slaves who were brought into America through the slave trade. The

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Alesha Minott

Hello My name is Alesha Minott. I am a senior biology major from New Jersey. I hope to learn more about African American folklore music

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