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Author: Zaniyah Dock

Detroit Techno

Techno

Origin Techno gave a new touch to the music industry. Techno music was birthed in the mid to late 80s. The genre was first emerged

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Hip-Hop

Hippity Hoppity/ Rap

There has been conversation regarding hip hop and its effects on the African American population. Hip Hop was born in the inner cities of New

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Zaniyah Dock

WHY I SHOULD BE EXEMPT FROM THE FINAL I should be exempt from the final because I have been able to produce good work. This

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Funk

We’ve Got the Funk!

Background on Funk Music and it’s Relation to Disco Now we’re in the late 70’s and we’re introduced to a genre entitled Funk. Funk music

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artist biography

R&B: Gene Chandler

Gene Chandler, born Eugene Dixon, is an African American soul artist who is known for his #1 Billboard Hot 100 chart song hit record named

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Black & Blues

Blacks & The Blues

The Origin Like an other musical genre, it is of no surprise that the blues transcended from African American roots.The blues sprung from the deep

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jubilee quartet groups

Fisk Jubilee Quartet

Fisk Jubilee Quartet Singers In 1871, the Fisk Jubilee Singers began their first tour in a fundraising effort for Fisk University. The tour took the

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals

Origins Negro Spirituals is a genre of songs created by African-Americans during the time of enslavement.  The spirituals were used as a form of communication

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