Author: Ashley Hall

Clive Campbell

Childhood and Early Life DJ Kool Herc, originally known as Clive Campbell, is the eldest of six children. He was born on April 16, 1955.

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Final Post

Links to Post Why I Shouldn’t Take the Final I should be exempt from taking the final because I constantly produce good work. I rarely

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Techno

Origin: Detroit, commonly known as the Motor City, was the founding city of techno. The artists that are credited with its establishment are known as

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Gospel

Gospel Gospel music is deeply rooted in African American culture, specifically formulated during slavery. After being forced into the religion of Christianity by their Christian

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Sonny Rollins

Background Sonny Rollins was born “Theodore Walter Rollins” on September 7, 1930 in New York City. As a child, he started as a pianist, but

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Black and Blues

Origin: The Blues genre formed at the turn of the 20th century in the Deep South. The heart of the genre was in Mississippi Delta.

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Billy Ocean Bibliography

“Success can create more madness than happiness.” -Billy Ocean Childhood Billy Ocean was born Leslie Sebastian Charles in Fyzabad, Trinadad and Tobago on January 21,

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Jubilee- The Dixie Hummingbirds

The Dixie Hummingbirds Origin Jubilee quartets were popularized during the early 20th century. Some different type of quartets include: university, minstrel, barbershop and community-based jubilee

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