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    Jubilee Quartets & Gospel
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    Negro Spirituals and Folk Music
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FOLK MUSIC

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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African American Folk Music

African American Folk Music Origins Folk music, originating in the 19th century, is one of the earliest forms of music created by African Americans. Being

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Odetta: The Voice of Folk

Written by: Imani Diggs “The better we feel about ourselves,  the fewer times we have to knock someone else down to feel taller.” -Odetta Early

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NEGRO SPIRITUALS

JUBILEE QUARTETS

Can Jubilee It?

Can Jubileeve It? Thesis Jubliee quartets are an important part of African-American music because they broke barriers and created space for African-American artists to compete

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Quartets

A cappella vocal groups are also called jubilee quartets because of the characteristics of performance style. They often consisted of men; they had a developed,

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BLUES

The Blues Lifestyle

The Blues Lifestyle When thinking of blues music you instantly think of sadness, struggle, and storytelling. The sad reality of what it was like to

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RAGTIME

JAZZ

FUNK

Chaka Khan

Queen of Funk: Chaka Khan By: Demi Browder Yvette Marie Stevens Chaka Khan, known as the Queen of Funk was born on March 23, 1953

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The Isley Brothers

Their Early Music Career The Isley Brothers are an R&B/Funk singing group of biological brothers from Cincinnati, OH. They are one most influential R&B groups

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TECHNO / HOUSE

Why I dislike Techno Music

Why I dislike Techno Music Techno is electronically made music that was developed in Detroit, Michigan. Just like Hip Hop, there are many subgenres that

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Techno Music

Techno Music was created in Detroit, Michigan during the 80s. Techno is a genre of electronic dance music. This particular sound has a repetitive beat,

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DISCO

RHYTHM & BLUES

SOUL

HIP HOP / RAP

KSR: 40 Years of Hip Hop

“Don’t pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” Much like this quote, The KSR documentary teaches us that Hip Hop serves as a representation of the Black community and we should cherish and educate ourselves about it.

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Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Jovon Ruth Pete, more commonly known as her stage name Megan Thee Stallion, signed to her first label 300 Entertainment in November of 2018. She is the first female rapper to sign to this specific label and released her first full-length album “Fever” on May 17th, 2019. Since the release of her first album, she has become a figure for independent women, women’s education, and coined the popular term “Hot Girl Summer”, which is still widely referenced and used to this day.

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