Author: Alexis Moreland

Let’s Get Funky!!!

What is Funk Music? Funk music was created in the mid 1960s . This genre of music can be described as jazz, soul, rhythm, and blues. One of the most known funk artists you will

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Techno

Introduction to Techno Music Techno music originates from Detroit, Michigan during the 1980s. Techno music can be described as a blend of different black styles of music such as funk and jazz. It is also

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Hip- Hop All Around

Origin of Hip- Hop Hip – Hop is the most listened to genre of this century. The history of rap music has its roots since the days of slavery.  This form of music was an

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Who is the real king of R&B?

Who is Bobby Brown? Robert Barisford Brown better known as Bobby Brown was born on February 5, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts. He had a rough upbringing as a child. He fell in love with music

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Stevie Wonder

Who is Stevie Wonder? Stevland Hardaway Morris was born on May 13, 1950. He was born in Saginaw, Michigan. He was born earlier than his due date and because of this reason he was born

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Old Gospel vs. New Gospel

What is Gospel music? When I think of Gospel music I think of feel good music. These songs you hear in church or on the radio while you drive in the car. These songs can

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Black and Blues

History of Blues Blues was originally slave music was first hymns & work songs. It Gradually it became reworked into an original form of expression. This genre is created out of anguish, honesty, talent and

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The Joyous Jubilee Quartet

Who was the Jubilee Quartet? The Jubilee Quartet originates from Norfolk, Virginia. They come on to the scene in about 1931. The group consists of four members who attended Booker T. Washington High School. The

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Negro Spirituals

What are Negro Spirituals? Negro Spirituals came after the creation of folk music. Negro Spirituals came from slaves during the time of enslavement. These spirituals were sang in the fields and at religious services. These

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