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Concert Post

93rd Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert Post I had the pleasure of watching the 93rd annual Christmas concert at Sisters Chapel. The concert had an

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Hip Hop Post

Hip Hop Hip Hop started in 1979 within the Black and Latino communities in the South Bronx of New York. The creator of Hip Hop

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Musical Theater Post

Musical Theater The origin of African American Musical Theatre dates back to the 1830s with the very first minstrel shows taking place. By the 1890s

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Techno Post

Techno Techno originated in Detroit Michigan during the 1980s. Essentially, techno is the mixing of various types of African American styles of music/beats such as

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Disco Post

Disco Disco was born in the 1970s underground network of dance venues in New York City. Disco was the music of the night clubs and

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Gospel Post

Gospel The roots of Gospel music stem from Negro Spirituals that transformed from Spirituals into Jubilee Quartets then turned to Gospel in the 1920s. Blues

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Jazz Post

Jazz Post Jazz music played a crucial role in the late 19th century, early 20th century. Jazz originated from New Orleans in the year 1895

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Earl Sweatshirt Artist Page

Earl Sweatshirt Biography California native, Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, earlier known as “ Sly Tendencies”, more commonly known as Earl Sweatshirt, was born on February 24,

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Ragtime Post

Ragtime Post Ragtime, born in Missouri, was considered the music that defined the roaring twenties. With the distribution of sheet music, regular people were

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Jubilee Quartet Post

The Golden Gate Quartet A group of four performers, Willie Johnson(baritone), William Langford (tenor), Henry Owens(second tenor), and Orlandus Wilson (bass). The Group started in

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Negro Spirituals Post

Negro spirituals have played a large role in music since 1865. The narrative of enslaved African Americans is fully captured in the Negro Spirituals they

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