Author: A'Shiah N.

Hip- Hop Post

Hip-Hoppin All Over The World What is Hip Hop? Hip Hop emerged out of the New York Area specifically the Bronx area of New York. Hip Hop is a creative expression of music that has

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Funk Post

FUNK IT UP! An Overview of the Funk Area & Its Influence on Blackness What is Funk? Funk is unapologetically black music. It is how u talk, how u dress, rhythm, the way you move,

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Put Your Fist In the Air!!!!- Techno Music

Origins and Influence Techno music was created in Detroit, Michigan in the mid-late 1980s.. Techno music uses high technology sounds (computerized) and produces sounds that are associated with the music of many dance and nightclubs.

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Gospel Posts

Gospel Music Old School Vs. New School Gospel music is the twentieth-century form of African American religious music that evolved in urban cities following the Great Migration of Blacks from the rural South around the

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Rhythym & Blues: Anita Baker

ANITA BAKER Professional Life Anita Baker was born on January 26, 1958 in Toledo Ohio. When she was two, her mother abandoned her and Baker was raised by a foster family in Detroit, Michigan Baker’s

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A’Shiah N. Rachel Posts

A’Shiah N. Rachel Check out our Intro to Ragtime Video by Alix Swann, Makeena Walker, and A’Shiah N. Rachel Video Transcript Welcome Class! Today we are talking about Ragtime. In 1886, pianos were more common

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Jubilee Quartet Posts

Shout Four!-An Overview of the Capital City Four and the Jubilee Four!! Background of Jubilee Quartets The Jubilee Quartet was a more polished, sophisticated version of the Negro Spiritual and were now arranged,  usually sang

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Negro Spiritual Posts

Our Spirit is Invincible- A History of Negro Spirituals & How They Kept Us Sane Origin A negro spiritual is very similar to a religious folk song, and stems from the enslavement of African Americans

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