An Exploration of Black Music By Symone Davis


Casting Call

Musical Theater American musical theater in the 1890’s was a genre monopolized by white people. African Americans were only seen through the white director or

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Drop the BEAT

TECHNO Techno music was created in the 1980’s by Juan Atkins. Techno music is also known as underground dance music or “high tech soul” electronic

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Hip Hop: Is It Just Music or Culture? Hip Hop was born in the inner cities of New York. Hip Hop started off as just

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Let’s Get Funky!

Let’s Get F U N K Y! Funk is defined as “a music genre that originated in African-American communities in the mid-1960s when African-American musicians

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals The beginning of music began with negro spirituals. Negro Spirituals were songs sang by enslaved Africans. In these songs they would express their

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Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson: A Voice for Women Artists This article talks about how black women used their musical talents to break down social barriers and bring

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Folk Music Blog

Folk Article Review: Is this related to “kinFOLK”? Article:  “African American Folk: The Beginning of Music” written by Kennedy Starke After reading the article “African

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Artist Page

Luther Vandross Thesis Luther Vandross represents the voice of a black man pouring his heart and soul into the music and arts he presents to

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