Bruno Mars was born Peter Gene Hernandez was on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was born into a musical family who performed a Las Vegas style set to entertain tourist at Waikiki Beach. As a child he began learning the guitar, piano, and drums while also learning to sing and dance like his idols, Michael Jackson and James Brown.

In 2010, he dropped his first hit angle “Nothin on You”.By the early 2000s, he had begun to find success by writing songs for popular artists, including K’Naan’s “Wavin’ Flag.” After several years as one of pop music’s premier songwriters, Mars broke out as a singer in his own right with the 2010 hit “Nothin’ on You.” Other popular songs by Mars include “Just the Way You Are” (2010), “Locked Out of Heaven” (2012) and the Grammy-winning “Uptown Funk!” (2011

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Ivy Watkins

Ivy Watkins

P-Funk

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WOZwwRH6XU[/embedyt]Pure funk, shortened as “P Funk”, is a style pionered by the well known artist George Clinton. His style of music used his lyrics

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Poetic Justice

Ivy Watkins Dr. Johnson MWF 2 pm In recent times, crimes of police brutality against black people has been exposed through videography in the media.

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Erykah Badu

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGxxdas5byo[/embedyt]Erykah Badu was born Erica Abi Wright on February 26, 1971, in Dallas, Texas. Being raised by her actress mother, Badu was constantly exposed

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Raves & Diversity

Detroit, Michigan has always been known as a city in which black people were able to successfully thrive and cultivate their creative talents. Because of

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Rock and Roll

Rock and roll was created in the 1950’s as a deritivate of rhythm and blues also known as R&B. By 1954-55, cover records were omnipresent

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