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R&B

Rhythm & Blues

R&B or rhythm and blues manifested in the black community during the 1940’s. It wasn’t until the 1950s that is gained exposure and was played

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Funk

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

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals

A negro spiritual is a form of religious music created by African Americans during slavery in the 1800’s. Spirituals were the earliest form of religious

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartets

The Jubilee era started in the mid-1800’s after the abolition of slavery. Jubilee quartets were four to six voices, singing four-part harmony arrangements in a

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Ragtime

RagTime

During the late 19th century, early 20th century, Ragtime made its debut. It was different because of its incorporation of the piano. This genre not

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Folk

Folk

Secular Folk Music originated well before the early seventeenth century.  Music was a part of the everyday life of the people of Africa. It was

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Elementor #39929

THE BLUEESSS INFLUENCERS OF THE GENRE Some major influencers of the genre include names such as W.C Handy, B.B King, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker,

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Concert

Christmas Concert I chose to attend the Spelman-Morehouse Glee Club Christmas Carol on Sunday night at 7:30pm. As I listened to the concert I was

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Funk

Funk Funk originated in the 1960s. Funk samples continued to be used heavily in hip hop and various forms of electronic dance music. However, in

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop Hip-hop is a genre of music which originated in New York. Although there is no single originator of the genre, New York DJ

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