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Hip Hop

Hip Hip Hop It Don’t Stop The genre of Hip Hop started in 1970s, in the Bronx, New York, with a man named Clive Campbell aka DJ Kool Herc. Campbell was DJ but also an

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Sza

Solana Imani Rowe Beginnings  Sza was born Solana Imani Rowe on November 8th in St. Louis, Missouri in 1990. She was raised and went to school in New Jersey. While in high school, she excelled

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Voodoo Macbeth: Musical Theater

Showtime on Set: Voodoo Macbeth Voodoo Macbeth is just a well known nickname for the Federal Theater Project’s 1936 New York rendition of William Shakespeare’s production of Macbeth. The director of the play, Orson Welles

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Techno

Techno’s Roots Techno music was introduced in the United States in Detroit, Michigan in the 1980s from three black men. These men were intrigued and influenced by the European electronic music. the three men who

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Let’s Groove at the Disco

Let’s Groove at the Disco How can you forget Disco! The genre of Disco music emerged in the 1970s and 80s with French roots from their genre of music called discoque. Disco music was played

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For the Glory of Gospel

For the Glory of Gospel Gospel is a genre music that is specific to the Christian community. This is the music used for worship and praise. Instruments included in this genre are drums, piano, organ,

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Jazzy Jazz Jazz

Jazzy Jazz Jazz The genre of Jazz emerged in the southern city of New Orleans, Louisiana in 1895. The city of New Orleans was what people like to call a “melting pot.” This melting pot

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Let’s Get Down With Ragtime

Let’s Get Down With Ragtime The genre of ragtime was most popular in the very late 1800s into the early 1900s. It started as being influenced by minstrel shows performed in St. Louis, Missouri, banjo

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Feelin’ a little Blue?

Feelin’ a little Blue? Blues emerged in the late 20th century during a time of immense pain and tragedy. The genre of blues had social ties to a few southern cities such as St. Louis,

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Jubilee Quartets

The Start Jubilee Quartets sprouted from negro spirituals and did so in the early 1900s. Jubilee quartets are organized from high to low in the order of 1st tenor, tenor, baritone, and bass. The baritone

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