African and African American Music

/*! elementor – v3.4.7 – 31-10-2021 */ .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} Africans and African American Music /*! elementor – v3.4.7 – 31-10-2021 */ .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} Call & Response in Present Day Music  This popular form of engagement is used in performances to connect the singer to the audience, hence […]

The Breath of Young Thug

The Breath of Young Thug /*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .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} By: Jala Stubbs A Life Snapshot /*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .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} Young Thug, or Jeffery Lamar Williams, was born on August 16, 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia. Jeffery grew up […]

Jazz Notes

By: Jala Stubbs The Story of Jazz  Born in New Orleans (Traditional (Trad) Jazz ⁃ 4 Major Beats Buddy Bolden (trumpet player) ⁃ Led the First Jazz Band ⁃ Was worried about Scott Joplin & other Ragtime Artists  ⁃ Louisiana State Insane Asylum   Jelly Roll Morton (also ragtime) Louis Armstrong  ⁃ Potato Head Blues (May […]

Jazz in the 30’s & 40’s

By: Jala Stubbs /*! elementor – v3.4.5 – 12-10-2021 */ .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} 30s /*! elementor – v3.4.5 – 12-10-2021 */ .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} Jazz Genre of the 30s Swing Jazz was the sound of the 1930s. Following the roaring 20’s, swing jazz introduced a new sound that would […]

The Commodification of Black Music

/*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .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} The Commodification of African American Music By: Jala Stubbs /*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .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} Sheet Music & Song Books Sheet music is the printed or handwritten form of music. Sheet music is valued as […]

Negro Spirituals

/*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .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} Negro Spirituals By: Jala Stubbs Negro Spirituals laid the foundation for folk music, as they are the traditional music of the enslaved. Negro spirituals were religious songs that rallied communities and became a common ground for expression.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGGkG1eECqQ&list=PLaVeHHHqA6zM-AcFAHiqMbLFW8Ti7CzaR&index=11 Spiritual Seedlings The […]

Summer of Soul Review

By: Jala Stubbs Summer of Soul Review: Cultural Impact   The Harlem Cultural festival took place in Morris Park and featured popular Afro descended artists from multiple genres including soul, gospel, and jazz. The festival took place in 1969 which was a trying time for African Americans who were on the cusp of political turmoil. […]

Young Thug

By: Jala Stubbs Artist Paper Outline Bio Young Thug, or Jeffery Lamar Williams, was born on August 16, 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia. Jeffery grew up in section 8 projects located in Sylvan Hills along with his ten siblings. Thug resorted to crime and gambling to buy clothing growing up and discovered his passion for fashion. […]

The Breath of Young Thug

/*! elementor – v3.4.7 – 31-10-2021 */ .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} Artist Bibliography By: Jala Stubbs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=id8cO4HC1iU  (Biography Video(2016)) https://top40-charts.com/artist.php?aid=15265 (Biography updated) https://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20191021-why-young-thug-is-the-21st-centurys-most-influential-rapper (Influence on rap) https://www.billboard.com/music/young-thug/chart-history (Billboard Charts) https://www.teenvogue.com/story/young-thug-donated-concert-proceeds-to-planned-parenthood (Philanthropic Efforts) https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/atlanta-rappers-young-thug-gunna-post-bail-low-level-offenders-reunite-with-families/GA55EXJBRJEU3HDR7FIJL2EYNE/ (Philanthropic Efforts cont.) https://www.riaa.com/gold-platinum/?tab_active=default-award&se=young+thug#search_section Bio – Young Thug, or Jeffery Lamar Williams, was born on August 16, 1991 in […]