Author: Ivy Watkins

Raves & Diversity

Detroit, Michigan has always been known as a city in which black people were able to successfully thrive and cultivate their creative talents. Because of

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P-Funk

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WOZwwRH6XU[/embedyt]Pure funk, shortened as “P Funk”, is a style pionered by the well known artist George Clinton. His style of music used his lyrics

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Rock and Roll

Rock and roll was created in the 1950’s as a deritivate of rhythm and blues also known as R&B. By 1954-55, cover records were omnipresent

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Poetic Justice

Ivy Watkins Dr. Johnson MWF 2 pm In recent times, crimes of police brutality against black people has been exposed through videography in the media.

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Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars was born Peter Gene Hernandez was on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was born into a musical family who performed a Las

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Erykah Badu

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGxxdas5byo[/embedyt]Erykah Badu was born Erica Abi Wright on February 26, 1971, in Dallas, Texas. Being raised by her actress mother, Badu was constantly exposed

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