For the FUNK of It

For the FUNK of It https://blackmusicscholar.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/videoplayback.mp4 Funk music; that groovy, hypnotic music that makes your body move against its will. Funk music; music for the nation. Beginnings Funk music became popular in the mid-1970s. Before

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Lights, Camera, Action- Musical Theatre

Lights, Camera, Action! Musical theatre was very segregated. Black people could not engage in it as much as whites because of the racial segregation. White people then started to do “black face”. This is when

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Tech? NO!- Techno

Tech? NO! Techno is definitely my least favorite genre. I just can’t get to liking it. Techno music first originated in Detroit Michigan in the late 80’s. Techno combines funk and Jazz music together to

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Boogie on Down- Disco

Boogie on Downnnn Disco became popular in the 1960s-1970s. It quickly overtook funk as the popular music of the times. Its origins were in New York, then it spread to Miami, Chicago, San Francisco, and

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Hallejuah!- Gospel

HALLEJUAH! There are two types of gospel music. It can either be African American or Anglo American gospel music. The elements of African American gospel music was brought to the United States from West Africa

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Jazz-y Bell

Jazz-y Bell 😉 Ragtime became popular in 1896-1920 and originating in Mississippi & Missouri. They referenced the songs as coon songs as a racial slur against black people. This music became popular due to its

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Riggitty Ragtime

Riggitty Ragtimeeee Ragtime became popular in 1896-1920 and originating in Mississippi & Missouri. They referenced the songs as coon songs as a racial slur against black people. This music became popular due to its syncopated

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Set Me Free- Negro Spirituals

Set Me Free- Negro Spirituals Negro spirituals was one of the first genres made. It was created by slaves during slavery to symbolize their home and resistance to slavery. Religion was heavily included in their songs

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JU-BEE-LEE In My Quartet- Jubilee Quartet

m jubilee quartets jubilee 1870 transitional 1920 End Still continued Create Your Own Playlist Fisk 1871 Fisk The first group was organized in 1871 at Fisk University to raise money for their school. LEARN MORE

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Feeling Real Blue- Blues

Feeling Real Blue Blues is a mere of music that was made in the 1870s. It was inspired by negro spirituals mostly highlighting the pain and suffering that blacks had to go through. However, some

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