Introduction: Maya Brown

Hello! My name is Maya Brown. I am a sophomore economics major from Augusta, Ga. I am taking this class to fulfill my fine arts credit but I am very excited to learn more about African American influences within the different genres of music. I also am excited to learn more about the different genres […]

Isoke Nelson’s Introduction

Hello!  My name is Isoke Nelson.  I am a first year from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  I am the youngest of only three children, but I come from a very big family.  My favorite color is hot pink and I love hip-hop music.  Currently, my favorite artists are PnB Rock and Meek Mill.

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Gabrielle Fullilove first year student. born in Chicago, Il high school – Marian Catholic High School Major- biochem hobbies- swimming, waterpolo  

Alesha Minott

Hello My name is Alesha Minott. I am a senior biology major from New Jersey. I hope to learn more about African American folklore music or to just learn new things about African American music.

About Myself: Tyler Jennings

  Hello! My name is Tyler Jennings a sophomore Theater and Performance Major, Music- Vocal Concentration Minor from Albany Georgia. Since coming to Spelman College, I have participated in AUC Shut It Down, a Morehouse College pageant, and am now serving on the executive board for the Spelman College Glee Club. After graduating from Spelman, […]

About Me

Hi! My name is Terra and I am a sophomore philosophy major from Silver Spring, Maryland.


Hello! My name is Christal Smith. I am a senior majoring in biology on the pre-med track. I was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. I also lived in Macon, Georgia for half of my life as well. My main career goal is to become a cosmetic plastic surgeon. I am a very quiet and […]

Niya Ray Introduction

My name is Niya Ray. I am a sophomore political science major from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While in school I am studying political science on a pre law track as I plan to be a future attorney. I want to be an attorney in the prosecutors office eventually work my way up through to congress. I […]

Justice Phillips Introduction

I’m Justice Tone’ Phillips, a first year dual degree engineering, physics major. I’m 18 years old, from Chicago,IL. I’m the only child on my mother’s side, but I have 4 siblings who live in Belize. I played soccer throughout high school, and was captain for a year. I was also on mathletes, student government, and […]

Getting to Know Syd

My name is Sydnei Tamia Young and I am a Senior majoring in Health Science on a Pre-Med track. I aspire to be a Holistic, Healing Endocrinologist dealing with Infertility. In my free time I like to shop, read, and cook my family meals.


Hello! My name is Amirah Anderson and I am a graduating senior majoring in Biology with a concentration in Neuroscience. I love exploring all kinds of music from around the world, but am currently interested in rock music.

Introductory Post- Khailah Bell

My name is Khailah Bell, a graduating senior Psychology major on the pre-med track from Atlanta, GA. My favorite music genres are 90s and 00s Hip-Hop and R&B.

Introduction—Tayla Bibb

I’m Tayla Bibb, a junior Biology major at Spelman College from Birmingham, Alabama. I aspire to be an OB/GYN who serves in the underserved communities. As a Biology major it is tough squeezing in classes or things you enjoy so I am extremely excited to take this course. In my free time, I enjoy traveling and […]

Who Am I?

Hello! My name is Nadia Oakley and I am a Sophomore, Sociology Major on the Pre law track from New York City. I have been studying music since forever. Since I was raised in the church, I constantly was exposed to different varieties of music as well as the instruments that go along with it. […]

Nia Jackson: An Introduction

My name is Nia Jackson and I am sophomore Psychology pre-law major from Little Rock, Arkansas. I am a lover of music. I generally listen to all genres except Screamo and Country. My family is comprised of avid music lovers as well so I have been exposed to many different artists across several genres. Currently, […]

All About Me – Samara Jefferson

Welcome to my Page! My name is Samara Jefferson, and I am a first year Health Sciences Major from Fairfield, California! I decided to take the Survey of African- American Music class because it sounded different and fun especially since I enjoy various types of music, I felt it would suit my interest! My favorite […]

Alana Bufford Introduction

She? Her? Me! My name is Alana Mariah Bufford. I am currently a Junior here at the illustrious Spelman College. I am a psychology major with a minor in sociology on a pre-law track. I am from Atlanta, Georgia. In my spare time I am typically enjoying the company of my friends, biking, at a […]


INTRODUCTION My name is Sarah Wiggins, I am a first-year Health Science major from Silver Spring, Maryland. I love children and medicine so when I graduate I want to go to medical school to become a pediatrician. I have an older brother who is a sophomore at Brown University and I love to travel, listen […]

4 Your Eyes Only: Learning Lauryn

For Whom the Bell Toles “I’m searching and praying and hoping for something, I know i’m goin’ see it, I know that it’s coming.” – J. Cole Everyone has something that keeps them grounded and stable. Mine so happens to be my spirituality and J. Cole. Greetings! My name is Lauryn Hoard. I am a sophomore, Psychology […]