How Gospel Music Is Affected By Popular Music Genres

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The Evolution of Gospel Music Gospel music is a genre of Christian Music that can be traced back to the 17th Century but emerged in the 20th Century. There are visible similarities in the hymns and call and response songs leading up to the gospel era. Artists such as Hezekiah Walker, Tamela Mann, Fred Hammond, […]

A Century of Gospel Music

A Century of Gospel Music Gospel music is the form of African American religious music. It is a willful expression of the desire of African Americans to embrace and celebrate the beliefs and values that affirm their culture and religion. Gospel music arose during the 1920s, which was during the Great Migration when three million […]

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 […]