Author: Niya Ray

Jubilee Quartets

Out of the Spiritual/Folk movement and subsequently the “African American University Singing Movement” (African American Music) the Quartet Movement was born. It was “originated in

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Negro Spirituals

Who? What ? Why? “A Spiritual is a type of religious folksong that is most closely associated with the enslavement of African people in the American South.”

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Music Timeline

1980: Kurtis Blow – The Breaks Composed by Kurtis Blow, Robert Ford Jr. James B. Moore, Russell Simmons, and Larry Moore. Hip Hop is a

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Niya Ray Introduction

My name is Niya Ray. I am a sophomore political science major from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While in school I am studying political science on a

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