Author: Taylor Kennedy

Whats Goin On with Marvin Gaye?  Marvin Gaye is responsible for some of the most iconic love anthems of all time. As a singer, songwriter,

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Tina Turner: Queen of Rock and Roll Known for her stage presence, hair, red lipstick, and versatility between genres. Tina turner is inarguably the Queen

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Disco Disco made its peak in the 70s as dance music that came out of nightclubs. Led by Donna Summer, KC and the Sunshine Gang,

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The Evolution of Gospel Music Gospel music is a genre of Christian Music that can be traced back to the 17th Century but emerged in

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Jazz: Ragtime roots Where Did Jazz Come From? Ragtime was a genre that combined musical composition and dance with a unique syncopated rhythm and decorative

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The Golden Gate Quartet Formation of the Group In the mid 1930’s 4 highschool students from Norfol, VA joined together to create what was initially

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Negro Spirituals: The Slave Songbook

The Christian themed backbone of gospel music in the form of religious work songs with African rhythm and common chanting styles that initially served as a coping mechanism for slavery but has served for all forms of black plight in America.

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Tracy Chapman: Music Activist

Tracy Chapman was a revolutionary black woman who used her music to express social and political discontent and promote activism, especially for black women. Her

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