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Soul

Soul Soul music is a genre of music that is timeless and is still evolving today. Originating in the about the early 1960s, Soul takes

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Rhythm and Blues

Rhythm and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnktgvHxLFA R&B first stream was in Los Angeles (late 1940s) and this genre came out of jazz. An electrical guitar was played and

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Queen Diva: Mariah Carey

Mariah CareyBy Kendall Heath Methodology      This research was conducted by compiling, reading, and analyzing scholarly articles that recount the life and accomplishments of

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SWV Artist Paper

SWV Music Group Introduction SWV, which stands for, Sister with Voices, is an American R&B vocal trio from New York City. The members of this

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Ari Lennox Artist Post

Ari Lennox Previous Next Ari Lennox, who’s real name Courtney Shanade Salter, is a 28 year old singer from Washington D.C.  She would be considered

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Blues Review- Kendall Jones

The blues has deep roots in American history, particularly African American history. The blues originated on Southern plantations in the 19th Century. African Americans had

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Blues with some Rhythm!

Can’t Escape the Rhythm & the Blues R&B is an abbreviation for Rhythm & Blues. It is blues-influenced genre name was originally created for use

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Gospel

Gospel Through the years gospel music was there to help all people through the worst of times and the best of times. The gospel genre originated

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Gospel

Oh Lord, You Are the Gospel Previous Next When we think of gospel as we know it as African Americans we think of Kirk Franklin

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Gospel

Gospel Gospel Music is the 20th century form of African American religious music that evolved in urban cities following the Great Migration of African Americans.

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The Spirit of Gospel

THE SPIRIT OF GOSPEL 5 Stages of Gospel StoreFront  Folk Spiritual Great Migration Shout Transitional Common form of gospel is call and response. Oftentimes when

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Jazzy Jazz Jazz

Jazzy Jazz Jazz The genre of Jazz emerged in the southern city of New Orleans, Louisiana in 1895. The city of New Orleans was what

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the heart of jazz

The Heart of Jazz New Orleans, Louisiana is the birthplace of jazz. And Jazz is considered the music of today and tomorrow. Jazz was extremely

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Jazz

Jazz Jazz is African American Classical music. Along with gospel music, ragtime, and blues contributed to the formation of Jazz Music. New Orleans had a

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Jazz

Jazzy Jazz Jazz Previous Next Like many other genres, jazz was birthed from the African American community and in result, lead to the influence of

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Getting Jazzy

Getting Jazzy: Fusion Jazz Sans le jazz, la vie serait une erreur. Boris Vian What is Jazz? 1969-1990 What is Fusion Jazz? To fuse means

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Gospel

Gospel Through the years gospel music was there to help all people through the worst of times and the best of times. The gospel genre originated

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Gospel

Oh Lord, You Are the Gospel Previous Next When we think of gospel as we know it as African Americans we think of Kirk Franklin

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Gospel

Gospel Gospel Music is the 20th century form of African American religious music that evolved in urban cities following the Great Migration of African Americans.

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The Spirit of Gospel

THE SPIRIT OF GOSPEL 5 Stages of Gospel StoreFront  Folk Spiritual Great Migration Shout Transitional Common form of gospel is call and response. Oftentimes when

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FOLK MUSIC

Folk Music

Folk Music Origin Folk music originated in the 19th century, when the enslaved Africans came over to the new land. It was a way to

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That’s All FOLKS!

That’s All FOLKS! African American Folk is… One of the many traditions African slaves held on to during the slave era was Folk music. After

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NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Negro Spirituals

Origins Negro Spirituals is a genre of songs created by African-Americans during the time of enslavement.  The spirituals were used as a form of communication

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

Jubilee Quartets

Back entrance to the Spotlight: Jubilee Quartets Orgin Jubilee Quartets first began popping up the 1800’s. A Jubilee Quartet usually consist of four voices singing

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BLUES

Feelin’ a little Blue?

Feelin’ a little Blue? Blues emerged in the late 20th century during a time of immense pain and tragedy. The genre of blues had social

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I got the Blueeees

The Birth Blues emerged from the deep south in the 1900s. Created by African-Americans, the Blues expanded the community’s voice and provided another means of

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Underdogs of the Blues

Underdogs of the Blues When exploring the genre of the blues, men have dominated. However, women served as the underdogs as they fundamentally shaped the

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RAGTIME

Intro to Ragtime Video

Intro to Ragtime Video Check out this Intro to Ragtime Video Below! Made by A’Shiah Rachel, Alix Swann, and Makenna Waller.   Video Transcript Welcome

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JAZZ

The King of Be-BOP

King of Be-BOP Charlie Parker not only serves as one of the most important impacts in Jazz but also the development of Bop. He was

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Jazz Music

Jazz Jazz music was has been a life force ever since it originated in black communities in New Orleans, Louisiana in the late 19th and

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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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FUNK

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

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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TECHNO / HOUSE

Techno

Techno Techno is a genre of music which emerged during the 80s through the rise of computers. It is a form of dance music created

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Techno

Techno 1980s Detroit Origin Techno began in Detroit in the 1980s as an underground music genre. It is a combination of Chicago house, funk, and

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Techno

Add Your Heading Text Here Techno music originated in Detroit in the early 1980s. Techno music is instrumental music that repeats and is created solely off

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DISCO

Disco

Disco The Disco genre became popular in the mid-1970s. It is known as the genre of dance and brought many people to began clubbing. This

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RHYTHM & BLUES

Atlantic Records: R&B

Rhythm and blues evolved during World War II and is a form of Black dance music.  Its development is associated with economic, demographic, and social

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SOUL

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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HIP HOP / RAP

Clive Campbell

Childhood and Early Life DJ Kool Herc, originally known as Clive Campbell, is the eldest of six children. He was born on April 16, 1955.

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Hip Hop: The Get Down

What is Hip-Hop? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xT4af_-8Ho   Hip-hop originated in South Bronx New York City which is a predominantly African-American area in the 1970s. Hip pop also

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