Author: Alix Swann

The History of Techno Music

Origin of the Genre Techno came out of Detroit in the 1980’s as underground dance music and subculture. Techno music took technology and made it a black secret. It came from the melding of black

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Alix Swann

Why I should not have to take the final I should not have to take the final because I have done all my blog posts as well as attended all of the classes. I have

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The History of Disco

Origin of the Genre Disco came out in the late 1960s and early 1970s. It quickly overtook funk as the popular music of the times. Its origins were in New York, then it spread to

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Black & Blues -Alix Swann

The Blues came to the United States not even 50 years after slaves were granted their freedom. Sharecropping was very popular in the South after slavery ended, and the work was just as difficult. After

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Sun Ra: Space Jazz

Born Herman Poole Blount, Sun Ra was a big jazz composer in the Chicago jazz scene in the 1940s. His adopted name, Le Sony’r Ra, comes from Ra, the Egyptian Sun God. He adopted this

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Noname Bibliography

https://www.npr.org/2019/02/10/692701998/we-need-to-exist-in-multitudes-noname-talks-artistic-independence-women-in-rap-a Noname Is One of the Best Rappers Alive https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noname_(rapper) https://www.thefader.com/2018/09/11/noname-room-25-interview

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The History of Jazz Music

Origins of the Genre Jazz started coming around in New Orleans, where French, Spanish, Creole, African American, Cuban, and Caribbean populations constantly mixed and shared cultures. In 1894, Jim Crow laws were passed and the

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