Author: mayamooreh

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Jubilee Quartet

m jubilee quartets jubilee 1880-1929 transitional 1930-1943 Gospel Period 1946-1969 Create Your Own Playlist Toggle Content University A quartet at a school. Fisk Quartet- broke

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