Author: Kmccull3

‘Hip Hop Hippy’

Hip-hop and rap is today’s most widely consumed music genre. Coming from the black communities in New York City, hip-hop was a genre entirely unique from any genre we’ve seen in the past. Hip-hop and

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Feelin’ Funky

Funk music came off the heels of Soul music filling and creating a genre entirely unique. It became popular in the early 70s, encompassing elements of soul, jazz, and R&B. Funk is the all encompassing

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Feelin it in my SOUL

Soul music was born from the tree of R&B, and peaked in its popularity in the mid 70s. emerged in the late 50’s off the heels of gospel influence. The elements of the genre include

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The Force that is Black Musical Theater…

Origin of the genre The participation of African Americans in musical theater, started off after 1750 in the english speaking theater on the atlantic coast. Participation then phased into minstrel shows in the states, white

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Gospel…The Music of the Community

Origin of the Genre The origin of gospel music began following the Great Migration of Blacks from the south. Though the genre had legs far before it was given the title “gospel music” until the

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Never Can Say Goodbye…

Dr. Johnson, and the rest of my 2:00 class, just wanted to say thanks for the laughs and the lessons! I’m not going to lie when I first came into the class I was confused

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