The Commodification of Black Music-Trinity Seegars

/*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Commodification of Black Music What is Commodification? Similar to cultural appropriation, commodification is the act of treating something-or someone-as nothing more than a commodity. The key difference between the two being that appropriation revolves around the idea of borrowing certain […]

George Clinton: A Catalyst of Unity

Clinton Represents What It Means to be an Individual For years, George Clinton has led by example in showing others how to feely be themselves with no concern of what others will think or say. In doing so, he became well-known for the rainbow hair and outlandish outfits, and was able to make a new, […]

Black Feminism Through Blues

Embracing a New Norm Through Blues By: Demi Browder Women in Blues African American women set the new standard of expression through music as they stood up and embraced their independence, freedom, and sexual imagery in Blues. Blues emerged during the decades following the abolition of slavery allowing for the genre to give musical expression […]

Music in the Lens of Women

Feminism in Folk Music feat. Lauryn Hill By: Demi Browder What is Folk Music? Folk is a genre of music much described as soulful, strong, imitated, and rhythmic. Folk derives from the early 1600s sang mostly by African descent people who were enslaved. Slaves brought over the banjo, bones, and the djembe drums used to […]