Author: Atia Rahim

Detroit Techno

Origin of Detroit Techno: Techno is a form of electronic music produced using a wide range of analog electronic and computer-based digital instruments and software.

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop, which originally emerged in largely African American, Afro-Caribbean, and Latino communities of the Bronx, is now one of the most popular and influential

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Gospel over the years

Gospel music is religious music of African Americans that emerged in urban centers during the early decades of the twentieth century. Gospel music is performed

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Motown Records

What is Motown Records? Motown Records is a recording company developed by record executive Berry Gordon and owned by Universal Music Group. Motown specializes in

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Black and Blues

Origin: The Blues originated from rural areas and small towns in the deep South and Midwest like New Orleans, Memphis, and St. Louis. The blues

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…And all that JAZZ

Introduction to JAZZ Jazz is considered the pinnacle of African American music in the 20th century and is distinguished by its originality in improvisation and

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Pilgrim Jubilees

ORIGIN The Pilgrim Jubilees, sometimes commonly known as “The Jubes” are a black gospel group established in 1934. The group was established by original group

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Negro Spirituals

  ORIGIN When Africans were enslaved they were not granted the freedom to express their own religious beliefs or non-beliefs. Instead, they were forced into

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