NOLA Bounce Music

NOLA BOUNCE MUSIC Bounce music is a type of hip hop that originated in the late 1980s in New Orleans, Louisiana. Repetitive call and response lyrics and a quick beat are some characteristics of b0unce music. The diverse culture if New Orleans is reflected in their music. Bounce music is usually based off the Brown […]

Afrika BamBaataa

Afrika BamBaataa It is always great when you can put a face to a familiar sound. When I first research who Afrika Bambaataa was, the most popular link brought me to a youtube video titled, “Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force – Planet Rock”. I had no clue what sound to expect from a […]

Chicago House Music – In progress

Chicago House Music Chicago house music was created in the late 1980s. This genre was inspired by disco, hip-hop, funk and techno. DJ Frankie Knuckles is known as the Godfather of House Music. DJ Frankie Knuckles was born and raised in the Bronx, New York but moved to Chicago in the late 1970s. Since hip-hop […]

Rainbow after the Storm in Detroit

Rainbow after the Storm in Detroit Starting in 1910, many African Americans left the south and moved into northern states like Detroit. Although they were trying to run away from the racist south, they were still forced into smaller districts because they were denied equal access to the same housing as whites. This became some […]

My response to David Banner’s Breakfast Club Interview

My response to David Banners Breakfast Club Interview BACKGROUND David Banner was born on April 11th and grew up in Mississippi. Banner started his music career as a part of a duo with Crooked Lettaz. He then went solo and released four albums. Not only is he a rapper but he is also a producer, […]

Why I dislike Techno Music

Why I dislike Techno Music Techno is electronically made music that was developed in Detroit, Michigan. Just like Hip Hop, there are many subgenres that formed from the initial creation of techno music. Techno music originated from a combination of funk, house and electric jazz music. Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, and Eddie Fowkles […]

Jaden’s KSR-one response

My Response to KSR-one’s 40 Years of Documentary The opening quote of the 40 years of Hip Hop Documentary.

Infusion of West Indian Culture

Infusion of West Indian MusicJaden Richards West Indian culture had a large influence on music in the 2000s. Some West Indian genres include reggae, dancehall, reggaeton, and soca. Most of these genres originated in Jamaica and Trinidad around the 1970s. As Caribbean music increased in popularity, its influence became evident in the 2000s with appearances […]

Technology in Music

Behind The Music Jaden Richards Technology is one of the fastest growing industries in America. It is also the main method of producing music of the 2010s. Beats and instrumentals are no longer created with real musical instruments. The popularity of live bands has decreased tremendously because this generation would much rather prefer a DJ.  […]