Author: ZoieJ

Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye “Prince of Motown”   Early Life Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. was born on April 2nd, 1939 in Washington, DC to Marvin Gay Sr.,

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Evolution of Hip-Hop

In this poster, I illustrated the evolution of Hip-Hop from the 1970s to the late 2000s. I used album covers of popular artists during each

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Funk Music

Origin of Funk Music Funk music originated in the mid-1960s through the danceable combination of soul music, R&B, and jazz. Characteristics of Funk Music Strong

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Rhythm and Blues

Origin of R&B R&B originated in African-American communities in the 1940s. The term was created to describe recordings marketed towards African-Americans. Characteristics of R&B R&B

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Soul Post

Origin of Soul Music Soul music has roots in gospel music and R&B. It originated during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Characteristics of Soul

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Disco, House, Techno Music

Origin of Disco, House, Techno Music Disco/House: Disco/House music originated during the 1970s in New York City. Techno: Techno originated in Detroit, MI during the early 1980s.

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Hip-Hop

Origin of Hip-Hop Hip-Hop originated in the United States, more specifically in the predominantly African-American community that is South Bronx. The genre emerged around the

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Marvin Gaye Bibliography

Dyson, Michael Eric. Mercy, Mercy Me : The Art, Loves, and Demons of Marvin Gaye. Pbk. ed. ed., Basic Civitas Books, 2005. Keys, Alicia, et al.

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Beauty and the Blues

Origin The Blues is a music genre that originated in the Deep South amongst African-Americans. The genre emerged during the 19th century. Many elements unique

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Ragtime

Origin of Ragtime Ragtime originated near the end of the 1890s. The music was created and popularized by African Americans, many of whom did not

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