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Hip-Hop
Gabriana Simmons

Hip-Hop Evolution

Origin Hip Hop emerged in South Bronx, New York in 1970. While early Hip Hop was often dance music, the genre also picked up where

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Black and Blues

History of Blues Blues was originally slave music was first hymns & work songs. It Gradually it became reworked into an original form of expression.

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Funk
Jasmine Jenkins

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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The Joyous Jubilee Quartet

Who was the Jubilee Quartet? The Jubilee Quartet originates from Norfolk, Virginia. They come on to the scene in about 1931. The group consists of

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Fusion Jazz
Jhanae Askew

Masego, he can do it all!

Masego Micah Davis, “Masego”, was born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in a Christian community in Newport News, Virginia. “Masego” means “blessed” in Tswana, the

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Negro Spirituals

What are Negro Spirituals? Negro Spirituals came after the creation of folk music. Negro Spirituals came from slaves during the time of enslavement. These spirituals

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Folk: The Beginning

The Origin and Influences of Folk Music Folk music is one of the first genres of music that black people were exposed to. This genre

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