Author: Aryanna Lawson

Concert Reflection

“Opera…from a Sistah’s Point of View By Angela Brown” Concert Reflection Angela Brown On October 13th, I went to see the magnificent soprano opera singer,

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We Got the Funk!

Let’s get FUNKy! Origins Funk music originated in the late 1960s as outgrowth of R&B music. Funk music was made by African Americans by combining

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Techno!

Techno! Origins Techno music is electronic dance music that originate in Detroit, Michigan during the mid 1980’s. Techno music was influenced by many African Americans

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Musical Theater!

Musical Theater! Origins Musical theater originated before the late 1890’s and was developed due to the participation of African Americans in broadway shows. The origin

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GO! GO! Disco

GO! GO! Disco Origins Disco originated in the 1970’s from urban nightlife scene from  and can be traced to urban cities such as New York

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Jazz Post

Jazz Music Origins Jazz music originated in the New Orleans, Louisiana during the early 20th century and began to spread throughout America. As musicians traveled

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SWV

SWV Music Group Introduction SWV, which stands for, Sister with Voices, is an American R&B vocal trio from New York City. The members of this

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Folk Post

Origin Folk music has been a part of African American history since we arrived in the Americas. Folk music is performed by people and people

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Gospel Post

By: Aryanna Lawson Origins Gospel music emerged in the twentieth century, and evolved into African American religious music. Gospel music emerged from urban cities such

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Ragtime

Origins  Ragtime was a genre that originated in the late 19th around 1896 and began to decline in popularity in the 1920s. Ragtime was one

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