Author: mayamooreh

Concerts

93rd Annual Christmas Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Attending the Christmas Carol, I was pleasantly surprised. The music they sang was not traditional, and they put on an amazing production. The concert was on December 8, 2019.

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Funk

In the 1970s, funk music was brought into the scene. It was a lively upbeat way to celebrate being black and having fun and being able to mingle. It bring the black s=community closer. Funk

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John Legend the Legend

JohnLegend John Stephens was born in in Springfield, Ohio on December 28, 1978. He is the child of  Phyllis and Ronald Stephens,. When John Legend was 5 years old he began to play the piano

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop music is the heart and center of African American music. It originated in the 1970s in New York City. Hip Hop music is a combination of rap music, break dancing, beatboxing, and so

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Gospel

There are three different genres of gospel. They are Transitional Gospel, Rural, and Contemporary. The different types ways of which gospel songs are written are through the ways of call response, speaking in tongue, and

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Musical Theater

Musical theater became big into play with African Americans in the early 1900s when they were able to make plays. This was their way to tell stories through acting, music, and dancing White people made

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Techno post

Techno music came into play by the Detroit music scene in the 1980s. The main instruments in techno were drum machines, multi-track mixers, samplers, and computer. It focused on polyrhythm and 120-150 beats for the

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Disco

Disco music began in 1970. It influenced African Americans because it was the way to express freedom. The guitar was one of the main instruments was the bass and was tempo dance music. Disco music

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Negro Spirtuals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vg_8L96E3eU Negro spirituals were songs that were written by slaves. They usually had some type of hidden message behind them with a code of some sort to help them run away. They were spiritual songs.

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Ragtime

Ragtime1800-1920 Ragtime was popularized because it was upbeat music that everyone played. Ragtime orginated in Missouri. But rag time played out in 1920 when jazz music became big.How Ragtime was composedRagtime dealt with a lot

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