Funk music is a genre that was started in the 1960s. There are about 10 different variations of funk. There is Avant-funk, Boogie, Electro funk, Funk jam, Funk metal, Funk rock, G-funk, Go-go, Psychedelic funk, and Timba funk

Boogie

Boogie is a type of electronic funk in which the music is mainly influenced by funk and post-disco. The sub genre consist of synthesizers and keyboards.  Boogie, differs from electric because it emphasizes a slapping technique of the bass guitar and  synthesizers. 

Electro funk

“Electro funk is a hybrid of electronic music and funk.” It sets itself as funny and differentiates itself from techno with its use of electronic instruments such as the TR-808. The vocals were usually modified with Vocoders or talk boxes.  

GoGo

Go-go originated is believed to have started in Washington, D.C.  Go-go is noted to be a blend of funk, rhythm and blues, and early hip hop. The music also has a call-and-response and rhythms similar to street percussions.

G Funk

G-funk is a genre that combines  gangsta rap and funk. It is known to be started by the West Coast rappers but made popular Dr. Dre.  G-Funk uses It synthesizers, slow hypnotic grooves, a deep bass,  and background female vocals.

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Hip Hop

Old School Hip Hop is a popular genre of music that was originated in the 1970s Bronx, New York. This style of music was created

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Choir Boy Choir Boy is a musical about Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys. The Prep school has been known for half a century on educating black

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Music Industry in 2010

In the 2000s, music had evolved to technology, downloading, and streaming. By 2010 there were 5 major digital music distributers.  Amazon Amazon is a company

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