Author: Tara Miller

Techno Music

Techno Music was created in Detroit, Michigan during the 80s. Techno is a genre of electronic dance music. This particular sound has a repetitive beat, giving the centrtal rythm a common timing. Techno was primarily

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Afrika Bambaataa

Afrika Bambaataa was born on April 17th in 1957, making him 63 years old. His real name is Lance Taylor. He is known as an American disc jockey, rapper, song writter and producer from South

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Parliament Funkadelic

George Clinton is the founder of Parliament Funkadelic in 1964. Th group has over 40 R&B hit singles. The band orgiinally consisted of musicians Frankie Boyce, Richard Boyce, and Langston Booth plus 5 more members.

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Funk

Funk originated in African American communities in the 1960s. It is a mixture of soul, jazz, rythm and blues. Funk has a unique sound that made it so popular versus other genres of music that

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Jazz

Jazz was born about 100 years ago in New Orleans. The music is rooted in Africa and Europe. New Orleans became the city for jazz because it is a port city. There were and agree

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Hip Hop 101

Hip Hop is one of the most popular generes of music today. Its influence stretches all over the world. Hip Hop was originally created within the black community and portrayed what everyday life was like.

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KRS One: Hip-Hop Documentary

KRS One documentary explored Hip Hop in a deeper sense. Allowing the audience to grasp a better understanding of . what Hip- Hop is and how the community embodies it. When the question of “What

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Concert Review 1

I attended Atlanta Ballet’s Heart/Beat show at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on the opening night. The second act of the Ballet was my favorite one. It was called Rhythm. I did not have

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Old School Hip-Hop

The life of Hip-Hop was born in South Bronx, NY in the late 1970s. When we take a look around the world during that time, it will make a little more sense as to why.

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2000s: The Millenium

Contemporary R&B was one of the most popular genres of the decade. This type of R&B music consisted of blues, pop, soul, funk and electronic sounds. Entering the 2000s began with a lot of high

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