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Concert Report: Parliament Funkadelic George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic Melody Rhythm Harmony Swing Improvization Dancing Polyrhythm Creativity Performance Style Your Opinion Melody As expected, the melody was consistently funky. This

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Artist Post: Jamila Woods

Jamila Woods For my artist project, I will be providing my insight in an essay on the significance of Jamila Woods. https://www.npr.org/2017/09/30/554061302/with-heavn-jamila-woods-writes-a-love-letter-to-her-city https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/jamila-woods-baldwin-video-watch-852115/ https://www.newyorker.com/culture/listening-booth/jamila-woods-legacylegacy-album-review

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Megan Thee Stallion

My artist page will be about Megan Thee Stallion and my sources will include- https://www.thelily.com/theres-more-to-megan-thee-stallion-than-the-hot-girl-summer-meme-heres-what-makes-the-rapper-stand-out/ https://www.famousbirthsdeaths.com/megan-thee-stallion-bio-net-worth-facts/ https://www.last.fm/music/Megan+Thee+Stallion/+wiki https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/8489234/megan-thee-stallion-interview https://ew.com/music/2019/07/09/megan-thee-stallion-fast-facts/https://www.famousbirthsdeaths.com/megan-thee-stallion-bio-net-worth-facts/ https://gossipgist.com/megan-thee-stallion

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Teyana Taylor: Artist Post

Teyana Taylor by: Gabrielle Long  My artist post will be on Teyana Taylor. My sources will include… Kellman, Andy. “Artist Biography by Andy Kellman.” AllMusic, www.allmusic.com/artist/teyana-taylor-mn0001984584/biography. “Teyana Taylor Biography .” TheFamousPeople, www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/teyana-taylor-14963.php.

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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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Marva Whitney-Funk

History of Funk Funk, rhythm-driven musical genre popular in the 1970s and early 1980s that linked soul to later African-American musical styles. Like many words emanating from the African-American

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Funk: Music Genre

Funk Music Definition: Funk is defined as a ” a music genre that originated in African-American communities in the mid-1960’s when African-American musicians created a

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For the FUNK of It

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  • Ol’ Dirty Bastard: Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version

    Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit ODB’s debut classic, a masterclass in winging it.

  • Rio Da Yung OG: City on My Back

    After a year flooding the internet, this Michigan rapper collects 15 of his colorful and brutal raps, which split the difference between deadpan and dead serious.

  • Pearl Jam: Gigaton

    Eleven albums in, a band that has become an industry unto itself attempts an artistic rejuvenation that still seems out of reach.

  • Shabaka and the Ancestors: We Are Sent Here by History

    The British-Barbadian jazz saxophonist and his South African players narrate the apocalypse from a distant future, suggesting that in order to build anew, some things will first need to burn.

  • Daniel Avery & Alessandro Cortini: Illusion of Time

    On their full-length debut together, the UK techno producer and the Italian synth guru conjure a mood of pulsing electronic grandeur.

  • J Balvin: Colores

    Already a global star, reggaetón’s reigning hitmaker tries his hand at becoming an auteur with an audiovisual album.

  • Dua Lipa: Future Nostalgia

    The ascendant singer’s star-making second album is a collection of sophisticated, hard-bodied pop-funk that gives way to slick, Kylie Minogue-inspired disco.

  • Waxahatchee: Saint Cloud

    With a shift in tone and tempo, Katie Crutchfield creates a vivid modern classic of folk and Americana. It’s the sound of a cherished songwriter thawing out under the sun.

  • Empty Country: Empty Country

    Former Cymbals Eat Guitars frontman Joseph D’Agostino’s solo debut is rangier and more intimate than his former band, but taps similar wells of grief and pain.

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