Techno music originated in Detroit Michigan in the mid to late 1980’s. Developed by four individuals: Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May (the “Belleville Three”), and Eddie Fowlkes.


Drew from soul and funk roots to create intense grooves and repetitive beats. Resulted from a blend of electric jazz, electro music, Chicago house, and the influence of futuristic ideas that were influential in culture at the time.


Techno was originally mostly popular in the UK, Belgium, and Germany and gained its popularity through the rave party scene. Yet, did not translate as easily to the United States. Nowadays, EDM is an umbrella term for everything techno related.


Naike Ngassam Njike

Naike Ngassam Njike

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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Trap Music: Group Presentation

For my group project, I presented on Trap music. Here, i have attached the link that leads you to the project. Click the title “What is Trap Music Anyways” to access the project.

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Megan Thee Stallion

My artist post paper will be about Megan Pete. The link to the page is here. The page will highlight her early life, rise to fame, and her impact in the music industry. Her discography and videography will also be shed light on. In addition, I will also talk about how she has used her personality to brand herself.

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