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 a combination of rap music, break dancing, beatboxing, and so much more. Hip Hop has evolved heavily through our the years, but it remains to be the heart of the black communities. Hip Hop music constructs our culture. Hip Hop music has its biggest prime from 1980 to 1990s, and this was known as the Hip Hop Golden age. Some of the most popular and influential rappers from the time were 2pac, salt-n-peppa-, and B.I.G. Hip Hop will continue to grown and always be part of black culture.

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Funk

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

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Gospel

There are three different genres of gospel. They are Transitional Gospel, Rural, and Contemporary. The different types ways of which gospel songs are written are

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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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Negro Spirtuals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vg_8L96E3eU Negro spirituals were songs that were written by slaves. They usually had some type of hidden message behind them with a code of some

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Marian Anderson

Black women empowered each other and proved their independence music and performances. Marian Anderson was one of the biggest influencers with musical performances in the

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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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