The Outstanding, yet Oppressed Fiddler

The Outstanding, yet Oppressed Fiddler: The Importance of the Fiddle in African Folk Music History of the Fiddle Historical evidence shows that the fiddle, similar to the violin, was created during the medieval 10th century era of Europe. However, due to the exclusion of African culture in history, the fiddle played in African folk music […]

How To Steal a Genre for Dummies :African American Folk Music

“Now that you have complete control of the creators (therefore knowing where it originated from), have studied the elements, and made the genre hard to express as one’s own you are on your way to effectively stealing a genre. What comes next is making a profit off of the stolen goods.”