Author: Sarah Wiggins

K.O.D. Tour

J.Cole Concert On Monday, October 8, 2018 I saw J. Cole in concert at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. he performed 24 of his

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Get Funky

ORIGIN & CHARACTERISTICS Funk is a genre that emerged during the 1960s as a form of dance music. It gained inspiration from rhythm and blues

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A Tribe Called Quest

A TRIBE CALLED QUEST Background A Tribe Called Quest is a male hip hop group that originated in Queens, New York in 1988. The group

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Classical

Origin & Characteristics Classical music began in 1730 and lasted all the way until 1920. It wasn’t until the 20th century where you begin to notice

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Michael Dyson Reflection

I really enjoyed watching Michael Dyon’s interview. Throughout the interview, many controversial subjects were discussed but were all surrounded by the fact that white mediocrity trumps

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I Got the Blues

Origin & Characteristics Blues music originated in the south during the late 1800s. Many elements of blues music come from European and African influences. Characteristics

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Ragtime

Origin & Characteristics Ragtime is a secular music genre that lasted from 1896- 1920. It formed from a previous secular music genre called folk music.

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Jubilee Quartets

Origin & Characteristics of the Genre Jubilee Quartet is a musical genre that originated in the mid nineteenth century that derives from negro spiritual and

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Negro Spirituals & Folk Music

Origin & Characteristics of the Genre Negro Spirituals are a type of religious folksong created by African Americans during slavery. Slaves would sing these spirituals

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