Floetry

Floetry Floetry was an R&B group who rose to fame during the late 1990s into the early 2000s. The duo comprised of two English women,

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Musical Theater

Musical Theater Musical theater describes a style of drama which involves acting and singing.  Before dramas were televised they were performed at playhouses. The epitome

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Disco

Disco Many people think of the disco and automatically associate the 70s, but in actuality disco did not gain popularity amongst Black people until the

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Gospel

Gospel Singing about God has always been an imperative element of Black Christian culture. The evolution of gospel can be divided into three periods. The

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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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The 90’s

The 90’s! The 90s pushed hip-hop to the forefront of music culture while also proving an especially fruitful decade for rhythm and blues through R&B.

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Blues

Blues The earliest example of Blues were found in the form of work songs. Work songs were created by Black men laying down the railroads.

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartets Jubilee quartets were popular from the 1880s to 1930s. Jubilee quartets existed in three periods the jubilee period which lasted until the 30s,

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Ragtime

Ragtime is a genre that was very popular throughout the 1920s. Ragtime was played on the piano and disseminated through sheet music. Originally it was

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals is a genre of music invented by slaves. Not to be confused with folk, which is secular, all Negro Spirituals have religious implications.

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Folk Article Review

I reviewed “Folk Music” by Ashley Hall. This was an objective article which briefly summarized the elements of folk music. It described the origins being

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