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FOLK MUSIC

Folk-ryin’ out loud

A look into the history of the Kora in Folk music and African American music The Kora is an instrument  used within Jali families of

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NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Who are The Fisk Jubilee Singers?

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Trials and Tribulations Through Song

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

The Golden Gate Quartet Formation of the Group In the mid 1930’s 4 highschool students from Norfol, VA joined together to create what was initially

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BLUES

The Early Women of the Blues

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“Satin Doll” and “Gone With What Wind”: A Closer Look at the Songs

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20th Century “Hotlanta”: Piedmont Blues in Georgia

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RAGTIME

The King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin

The History of Ragtime Ragtime was a popularized syncopated or rather “ragged” musical style that originated from the rivers along Mississippi and Missouri during the

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JAZZ

Gil Scott Heron, The Revolutionist

Thesis Gil Scott-Heron was a controversial poet and songwriter whose willingness to undeniably speak the truth, laid the foundation for future socially conscious artists.  Who

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Eartha Kitt: The Most Exciting Woman in the World

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FUNK

James Brown

Father of Funk: James Brown By: Alexia Khalil Funky James Born in South Carolina in 1933, James Brown lived an interesting life and left an

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TECHNO / HOUSE

The 313 Creation

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RHYTHM & BLUES

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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SOUL

Soul

The King of Soul: Marvin Gaye     – Marvin Pentz Gay was born in April 2, 1939. – He is also known as Marvin

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Summer of Soul Poem

It is amazing how unique black music is  It can make people dance, sing, smile, and create, a joyful soul  All around you see fellow

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HIP HOP / RAP

The International Allure of Breakdancing, from the United States to the Soviet Union

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Let’s Talk Hip-Hop: Fashion

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The Golden age of Hip Hop

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