HALLEJUAH!

There are two types of gospel music. It can either be African American or Anglo American gospel music. The elements of African American gospel music was brought to the United States from West Africa during the slave trade. African Americans introduced syncopation and the rhythm and stretched out the spiritual music from the Europeans during the Christianity Great Awakening in the 1700s. This was when blacks song spirituals and participated in invisibles churches and ring shouts And, in the 1800s, during the Age of Reason, the process of religion in First Baptist Churches started to become shaped by a common idea that if black people acted more like white people then they would be accepted. This robbed the expression of spirituality in the African American community. Eventually the Pentecostal church emerged at the realization that the practices at the 1st Baptist church had grown to stringent in their spiritual practices. This church utilized spiritual music elements such as shouting and call and response. During the Great Migration in the 1920s, when African Americans started to move into the cities worship songs were framed into the genre of gospel as it touched on the struggles of everyday people in the midst of true worship.

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Tatyana Lester

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Jazz-y Bell

Jazz-y Bell 😉 Ragtime became popular in 1896-1920 and originating in Mississippi & Missouri. They referenced the songs as coon songs as a racial slur

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Boogie on Down- Disco

Boogie on Downnnn Disco became popular in the 1960s-1970s. It quickly overtook funk as the popular music of the times. Its origins were in New

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Riggitty Ragtime

Riggitty Ragtimeeee Ragtime became popular in 1896-1920 and originating in Mississippi & Missouri. They referenced the songs as coon songs as a racial slur against

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Tech? NO!- Techno

Tech? NO! Techno is definitely my least favorite genre. I just can’t get to liking it. Techno music first originated in Detroit Michigan in the

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Feeling Real Blue- Blues

Feeling Real Blue Blues is a mere of music that was made in the 1870s. It was inspired by negro spirituals mostly highlighting the pain

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What up Folk?- Folk Music

What up Folk- Folk Music Tatyana Lester Surv. Of African American Music SMUS 240-01 28 August 2019 Review on “Folk Music- The Beginning”             Folk music

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For the FUNK of It

For the FUNK of It https://blackmusicscholar.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/videoplayback.mp4 Funk music; that groovy, hypnotic music that makes your body move against its will. Funk music; music for the

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