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Funk music  more of a freedom of expression for blacks. In this genre, the structure was more free and explicit to express identity and the struggles of the 80’s. This is why funk songs are often long in song, typically running from five minutes to ten minutes. Funk songs like “Celebration” and “Every Woman” later became the anthems for LGBTQ and blacks.

Famous Funk Artists include, George Clinton, Prince, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Rick James, etc.

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Let the Church Say AMEN!

Let the Church Say All Kirk Franklin Yolanda Adams Walter Hawkins BeBe and CeCe Winans Comissioned John P Kee Mary Mary Andrae Crouch Gospel is

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Rhythm and Blues

Rhythm and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnktgvHxLFA R&B first stream was in Los Angeles (late 1940s) and this genre came out of jazz. An electrical guitar was played and

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80s Period Artists (2pm Class)

By: Bianca Brown, Jamil Dawson, Assata Gui’Chard, Kendall Heath, Donecia Mouring, Stephany Pogue, Sidnee Salter, Monét Stewart, Kamiya Watkins, and Nia Weeks      

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Jazmine Sullivan a Masterpiece

Jazmine Sullivan Biography Click Here Discography Click Here Billboard Charts Click Here Website Click Here Biography Jazmine Marie Sullivan is an African American singer-songwriter from

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Ragtime, The Genre

Ragtime, The Genre By: Kamiya Watkins Ragtime is a music genre that dates back from the 1896 all the way until 1920. The defining characteristic

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House of Techno

House of Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, MI in the mid to late 1980s. Generally a repetitive instrumental

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Folk Review- Kamiya Watkins

A Review of “That’s all Folk…music” By: Kamiya Watkins  The article that I will be critiquing is called That’s all Folk… music by Justice Randle.

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