Introduction Post

Folk / Spirituals Post

Negro Spirituals: The Slave Songbook

The Christian themed backbone of gospel music in the form of religious work songs with African rhythm and common chanting styles that initially served as a coping mechanism for slavery but has served for all forms of black plight in America.

Read More »

NINA SIMONE: Voice of a Revolution

Nina Simone curated songs like “Young, Gifted and Black”, “Four Women”, “Mississippi Goddamn” and others because of her passions to address oppressions and racism that

Read More »

All Music is Folk Music

All Music is Folk Music Present day folk music often features songs performed by white musicians. This was not always the case. Folk music originated

Read More »

Nina Simone & Folk Music

Nina Simone and Folk Music Nina Simone used her talents to make a change. Through her music, she addressed topics such as racism, Black empowerment,

Read More »

Jubilee Quartets Post

Can Jubilee It?

Can Jubileeve It? Thesis Jubliee quartets are an important part of African-American music because they broke barriers and created space for African-American artists to compete

Read More »

Quartets

A cappella vocal groups are also called jubilee quartets because of the characteristics of performance style. They often consisted of men; they had a developed,

Read More »

Jubilee Quartet Post

Elvis Presley: King of Rock and Roll or King of Stealing? Jubilee was a unique African American tradition that originated in the mid- 1880s where

Read More »

Blues

Can Jubilee It?

Can Jubileeve It? Thesis Jubliee quartets are an important part of African-American music because they broke barriers and created space for African-American artists to compete

Read More »

Quartets

A cappella vocal groups are also called jubilee quartets because of the characteristics of performance style. They often consisted of men; they had a developed,

Read More »

Jubilee Quartet Post

Elvis Presley: King of Rock and Roll or King of Stealing? Jubilee was a unique African American tradition that originated in the mid- 1880s where

Read More »

Blues

Can Jubilee It?

Can Jubileeve It? Thesis Jubliee quartets are an important part of African-American music because they broke barriers and created space for African-American artists to compete

Read More »

Quartets

A cappella vocal groups are also called jubilee quartets because of the characteristics of performance style. They often consisted of men; they had a developed,

Read More »

Jubilee Quartet Post

Elvis Presley: King of Rock and Roll or King of Stealing? Jubilee was a unique African American tradition that originated in the mid- 1880s where

Read More »