Author: Jhanae Askew

Blues with some Rhythm!

Can’t Escape the Rhythm & the Blues R&B is an abbreviation for Rhythm & Blues. It is blues-influenced genre name was originally created for use

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The Power of Hip-Hop

The Beat is Hot! The term “Hip-Hop” was first used by the South Bronx community leader Afrika Bambaataa . “Hip”, meaning ‘current’, has been a

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Techno in Detroit

The Techno Way Detroit Techno is the beginning of Techno as we know it today. Techno is referred to as “Detroit Techno” when it is

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The Evolution of Gospel

#KnowYourGospel Gospel music is unique amongst white and black cultures. Of course, we are here to discuss the Black Gospel. Black spirituals, ragtime, blues, jazz

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Black&Blues

Black & Blue The Blues. The blues emerged in the South after the American Civil War but was all too familiar of a sound to

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Masego, he can do it all!

Masego Micah Davis, “Masego”, was born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in a Christian community in Newport News, Virginia. “Masego” means “blessed” in Tswana, the

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Lets Get Spiritual

Lets Get Spiritual! Colonizers managed to strip enslaved Africans of many things, but music was not one of them. Negro spirituals are songs created by

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Turn Up the Folk Music

The unpleasant experience of Africans who were sold and enslaved birthed the sound of folk music. People attempted to tell their story through lyrics. The

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