African Music Genre

/*! elementor – v3.5.4 – 23-01-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Instruments in African Music Genre: Folk Music Djembe /*! elementor – v3.5.4 – 23-01-2022 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} The Djembe is significant instrument that is played at weddings, parties, and celebrations. It is also use to heal people when […]

Jubilee Post

Introduction:  The Jubilee Quartet can be described as a group of four black men who sang together. This definition does not explain the true importance of this pioneering genre.  The Jubilee Quartet sung throughout three different genres and times of music, showcasing their talent and versatility. The first period was called the Jubilee Period, and […]

The impact Miles Davis Had on Jazz

/*! elementor – v3.6.4 – 13-04-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Impact Miles Davis had on Jazz Introduction: Jazz can be defined as a genre of music with many sub genres created by the black community to transition out of the blues.  Miles Davis is an important figure in the jazz […]

Mamie Smith

/*! elementor – v3.6.1 – 23-03-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Impact of Mamie Smith Introduction Mamie Smith was a very talented entertainer and performer on stage and in film. She is known as a legendary Blues musician and paved the way for many other Black blues artists. Mamie was born […]

Negro Spirituals

/*! elementor – v3.5.5 – 03-02-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Lasting Impact of Negro Spirituals Introduction Negro Spirituals acted as a pillar of freedom and hope when all else was lost. Enslaved people constantly had Christianity forced upon them to justify slavery. They had to listen to many sermons about […]

Feminism in Rap – Hip Hop Project

*note: My topic for this project is feminism in Hip Hop, but I will be using Womanism instead. Feminism, although created by black women, is catered towards white women only. Rap is made by the black community for the black community, so I believe Womanism is more appropriate, because it accommodates the needs of Black women.  […]

James Brown and Funk

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Missy “Missdemeanor” Elliott

/*! elementor – v3.6.4 – 13-04-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Artist Project by Gabrielle Bynum Thesis Missy ‘Misdameanor’ Elliott is a well known name around the world and a staple in the Rap genre. She can be described as a multitalented artist that is known not only for her songs but […]

Artist Bibliography: Missy Elliott

Gabrielle Bynum Working links: https://www.songhall.org/profile/missy_elliott https://variety.com/2021/music/news/missy-elliott-hollywood-walk-of-fame-1235107088/ https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/people-african-american-history/missy-elliott-1971/ https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0021934713497365 https://mocajacksonville.unf.edu/blog/What-Missy-Elliott-teaches-us-about-sexuality-and-gender/ https://www.queensjournal.ca/story/2019-01-17/pop-culture/the-unsung-genius-of-missy-elliott/ Bibliography: Aswad, Jem. “Missy Elliott, Musical Trailblazer and Video Pioneer, on Working Her Way to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.” Variety, Variety, 8 Nov. 2021, variety.com/2021/music/news/missy-elliott-hollywood-walk-of-fame-1235107088/#!  Nielsen, Euell A. “Missy Elliott (1971- ) .” Black Past, 3 May 2021, www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/people-african-american-history/missy-elliott-1971/.  “Missy Elliott.” Missy Elliott | Songwriters Hall of Fame, […]

The Evolution and Future of Contemporary Gospel Music

/*! elementor – v3.5.6 – 28-02-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Evolution and Future of Contemporary Gospel Introduction: Gospel Music can be defined as the musical wonders of Christianity that aid people in understanding scriptures from the Bible and all the emotions from believing in the religion. Gospel Music was a […]

The Impact of African Music

/*! elementor – v3.5.4 – 23-01-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} African Music and its Effects on the Delivery Style of Black Music Introduction:  The origin of African American culture can be traced back to Africa and African people. One of the most important aspects of both cultures is music. Although both […]

Gabby Bynum

/*! elementor – v3.5.3 – 28-12-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} About Me Hi! My name is Gabrielle Bynum but you can call me Gabby. A few interesting things about me is that my initials are GAB, I like anime, and I am named after a song. I am always open to […]