Ragtime Era

Ragtime was developed in St. Louis, Missouri. The Ragtime era lasted from 1896 to 1920. This time period was known as the Roaring 20s. Ragtime later transformed into Jazz. This genre of music was known for piano playing. The left hand was known for the easy piano notes. The right hand was known for syncopation which also known for swag. Pianos was the most used instrument in Ragtime. Black people were able to express themselves through playing the piano. Some well known artists in Ragtime are Scott Joplin, Eubie Blake, James P. Johnson, and James Scott. Some well known songs are Carolina Shout, Frog Legs Rag, Maple Leaf Rag, and many more.

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Techno

Techno music was influenced by disco music. A fun fact is that techno music is short for technology music. This genre originated in Detroit, Michigan

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Jazz

Jazz Jazz originated in New Orleans, Louisiana from the 1920s to the present. This genre is a mix of ragtime and blues. There are many

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop Movement Hip Hop was created by African Americans, Latinos, and Caribbean Americans. This genre originated in the Bronx, New York during the 1970s

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R&B is the New Blues

Rhythm and Blues is the New Bluesby Assata Gui’Chard R& B is the the new blues because my generation grew up on R&B. The older

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A Review on Folk Music

Review on Folk Music by Assata Gui’Chard I read the article called Folk Music: The Beginning by Jordann Ford. This article was very informative and

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Play that Funky Music

FUNKY MUISC Funk music was created by James Brown. Funk started in the 1970s. Some of the elements of funk is four on the floor

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A Review on Negro Spirituals

The Spirit of Negros, Displayed Through Music I read the The Spirit of Negros, Displayed Through Music by Alexia Khalil. I learned that Negro Spirituals

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G o s p e l

Gospel Music Gospel is different because it talks about God in the lyrics. That’s that only reason why it can be in the music genre.

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Musical Theater

Black People in the Musical Theater African Americans were able to express themselves through acting. Majority of the musical theaters happened in New York City.

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Kehlani

Assata Kehlani Ashley Parrish Kehlani was born was born on April 24, 1995. She was born in Oakland , California. She was raised and adopted

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Disco

DISCO FUN IN THE 70s Disco originated in New York City and Philadelphia in the 1970s. Disco music is a combination of multiple genres like

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