How Gospel Music Is Affected By Popular Music Genres

/*! elementor – v3.5.5 – 03-02-2022 */ .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} INTRODUCTION Since the nineteenth century, gospel music has been a way for slaves and African Americans to worship God. Evolving from Negro Spirituals, gospel was first found in Invisible Churches where slaves would meet secretly and preach the gospel of the […]

The Evolution of Gospel Traditional Gospel to Contemporary Gospel

Gospel is a genre of music used to say the words of Jesus and tell stories of his goodness. When African Americans were told about Christianity and converted in slavery, they began to use this message of Jesus and sing songs in their daily lives to communicate and praise the Lord in their troubles. African […]

Kanye West Redefining Gospel

/*! elementor – v3.5.5 – 03-02-2022 */ .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} Inventing Yeezus Kanye West was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, GA. He is a rapper, music producer, and fashion designer. /*! elementor – v3.5.5 – 03-02-2022 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Early Career West entered the music business […]

Gospel Throughout the Decades

Gospel Throughout the Decades Foreword As one of the students of Dr. Johnson’s class that were given the assignment to reflect on the  different gospel songs throughout the decades and pick your favorites, I was quite intimidated. Being raised Muslim has sectioned me of from one of the main sectors of Black culture, the Black […]