In the 1970s, funk music was brought into the scene. It was a lively upbeat way to celebrate being black and having fun and being able to mingle. It bring the black s=community closer. Funk was crated by being a mix og jazz, R&B, and soul. With those genres have an influence upon music, we got funk music. The Father of funk was known as James Brown. He was the most popular artist of his time. Other well known artist for funk were Earth Wind, and Fire, Prince, and more.

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop music is the heart and center of African American music. It originated in the 1970s in New York City. Hip Hop music is

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Musical Theater

Musical theater became big into play with African Americans in the early 1900s when they were able to make plays. This was their way to

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Disco

Disco music began in 1970. It influenced African Americans because it was the way to express freedom. The guitar was one of the main instruments

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Ragtime

Ragtime1800-1920 Ragtime was popularized because it was upbeat music that everyone played. Ragtime orginated in Missouri. But rag time played out in 1920 when jazz

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How Bessie Smith and BB King Shaped Blues

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fk2prKnYnIhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHoXdHbMetE Between the 1920s and 1930s, Bessie Smith became the most popular female blues musician that there was. She led blues into its popular culture.

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Techno post

Techno music came into play by the Detroit music scene in the 1980s. The main instruments in techno were drum machines, multi-track mixers, samplers, and

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