Author: Synahia Tigner

Musical Theater: Minstrel Shows

Musical Theater is defined as an area of drama in which singing and dancing play an essential part. For relevancy to African American music, we will be examining minstrel shows. Minstrel Shows emerged from European

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Last Words – Synahia

LAST WORDS Dr. Johnson, Taking this class for a semester has been such an enjoyable learning experience. Initially, I signed up to fulfill my fine arts credit, but by being here I have gained so

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Jhene Aiko Bibliography

Jhene Aiko Bio https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/jhen-aiko-14805.php https://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/jhene-aiko-on-trips-psychedelics-journey-through-grief-w506540 Jhené Aiko Opens Up About Brother’s Death And Battle With Depression In Poetry Book ‘2Fish’ Jhené Aiko Reveals ‘M.A.P.’ Mission Statement

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Jhene Aiko: Healing Through The Arts

Jhene Aiko: Healing Through The Arts  Jhene Aiko, famous R&B singer and songwriter, is one of few artists in this day and age to use her voice for social activism and advocacy. Through the traumas

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Hip Hop History

Hip Hop is most notably known for being originated in the South Bronx, New York. It’s founding is contributed to legendary DJ Afrika Bambaataa and Kool Herc. This new genre was characterized by MC’s, turntables,

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Jhene Aiko Outline

Synahia Tigner 04 March 2018 Dr. Johnson Biographical Study Outline   Biographical Study Outline: “Jhene Aiko – Healing Through The Arts” Artist: Jhene Aiko Research Methodology: Thesis: Through the traumas of pain and personal experience,

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Fromn Fad to Rag

From Fad to Rag.   One of the many great contributions of black music is the creation of the treasure that is Ragtime. Ragtime, because of its ambiguity and meshing of styles, can sometimes be

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Folk Not Fiction

Folk music, like other early genres of music, consisted of songs and rhymes passed down from generations by word of mouth, tradition, and other means of passing things down before music was written and recorded.

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