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Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick Background Marie Dionne Warrick was born on December 12, 1940, in East Orange, New Jersey. She enjoyed an incredibly long career as a

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Hip Hop

Rapper’s Delight I said a hip hopHippie to the hippieThe hip, hip a hop, and you don’t stop, a rock it outBubba to the bang

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Funk music was introduced in the late 70’s. Many people saw it as a celebration of being black and a sound of rebellion. Funk music

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Concert Post

Sweetener I had the opportunity to attend Ariana Grande’s Sweetener World Tour on its stop in Atlanta. Ariana Grande’s music is generally pop and R&B,

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Musical Theatre

Playbill Musical Theatre The picture depicted of African-Americans on Broadway before the late 1890s was a “outside perspective of black life created by European-American performers.”

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It’s time to get Techno-cal! Techno is a form of electronic music produced using a wide range of computer-based digital instruments and software. Originally

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Disco Fever

DISCO FEVER Disco, an abbreviation of the French word discothèque, is a musical genre that came from underground dance venues in New York City during

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Sing Hallelujah Gospel music is the 20th century form of African American religious music that evolved in urban cities following the Great Migration of Blacks

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Jazz Fusion

Jazz Fusion Jazz Fusion originated in the 1970s from the release of Miles Davis’ “Bitches Brew” in 1969 which used eighth note time feels and

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Raggedy-Ragtime Previous Next Ragtime is a secular genre of music that came about between 1896 and 1920 but reached its prime in the 1920s. The

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