Hip Hop

Hip Hop The evolution of Hip Hop began in the 80’s. It was a music style consisting of rhyming and beat boxing. It was most influential how many rappers talked about their daily struggles especially

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Disco

Disco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWurqD68u70https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AVxBedMP4I Disco originated in the 1970’s during the civil rights movement. New York City was the hottest spot to catch a disco party. It was a mixture of soul, funk, and had some latin

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Techno

Techno Techno was found in Detroit, Michigan around 1980’s. It is known as electric dance music. Using a various of beats in one song. It is a mixture of funk, jazz, rock, and house music.

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Musical Theater

Musical Theater https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqxVMLVe62Uhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvFh6sBUIeA Musical theater came about in the 1920’s. It was more popular up north particularly New York City. It was a way for black artists to show their skills of acting and singing.

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Funk

Funk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCCkb6k_aowhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4nOHdUntyM Funk music mixes rhythm and blues , some of soul music. Many instruments are used such as the electric guitar, bass guitar, drums, electric organ. It was invented in the 1960’s. James Brown

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Gospel

Gospel Gospel music is a genre of American religion music. Originated in the late 18th century it became most popular in the black household and church’s. Gospel music often compared to Negro Spiritual because of

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Keith Sweat – Tatyanna Tyger

Keith Sweat Who is Keith Sweat.. Born July 22, 1961 to Juanita and Charles Sweat in Harlem, New York. Keith lost his father when he was 12, making a huge impact in his life. At

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Blues

Twelve Bar Blues By: Tatyanna Tyger Originated in the 1930’s. Known for have 12 bars in the beats. Began in the deep south, Mississippi Delta. Had a big influence on jazz music. In the 1940’s

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Ragtime

Roaring Ragtime By: Tatyanna Tyger Piano was the dominate instrument. Ragtime era was from 1896 to 1920. Was found in St. Louis, Missouri Cake Walk was a popular dance to ragtime where slaves would mock

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