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    James Brown - Funk 1950-1979
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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

The Introduction of Negro Spirituals

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Fisk Jubilee Singers

The Fisk Jubilee Singers were originally created as a 9-member choral group to raise money for the historically Black Fisk University, met with a bit

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William Dawson and the Negro Spiritual

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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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BLUES

Muddy Waters

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Bessie Smith

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Bessie Smith and the Blues

the Blues originated in Mississippi in the 1920s shortly after the ending of Ragtime. Although it was a male-dominated industry, where Black men sang about

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RAGTIME

JAZZ

The Subgenres of Jazz

Jazz is one of the most known genres in the Black community in America. Originating in New Orleans, jazz music began during the slave trade

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1940

1940 was the year that changed jazz. Bebop gave the African American music scene some pizzazz It also gave the Civil Rights Movement some push

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Miles Davis The Jazz Trendsetter: Creation of Modal Jazz

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FUNK

That Funky Funk

That Funky Funk by Lila Gilliam Funk music was born in the late 60s and continued to be popular during the 70s from Soul and

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TECHNO / HOUSE

Techno Music

Techno music originated in the early 1980s in Germany. After the release of compilation Techno, the new dance sound found its way to Detroit. The

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DISCO

The Disco Queen

Introduction Disco is a form of dance music that emerged in the 1970’s. Disco got its name from the term discotheque which refers to a

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RHYTHM & BLUES

SOUL

Bebop to Summer of Soul

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Artist Bibliography: Sam Cooke

Hartman, Michelle. “‘This Sweet / Sweet Music’: Jazz, Sam Cooke, and Reading Arab American Literary Identities.” MELUS, vol. 31, no. 4, [Oxford University Press, Society for

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HIP HOP / RAP

Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot – Artist Project

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The Notorious BIG

EARLY LIFE/INTRO Christopher Wallace Also Known as the Notorious BIG , Biggie Smalls Or Simply Biggie was born May 21, 1972 to Voletta Wallace and

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Chance the Rapper

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