Evolution of Gospel

The Incredible Timeline of Gospel Evolution By: Alexia Khalil 1920’s: There are not a lot of details available about her, but Mother McCollum was one of the first folk artists to combine gospel elements with her music. She was known for her guitar picking and soulfully singing. Like many women in the music industry, back […]

Melodies From Heaven

Gospel has changed over the last few decades. Various artists are discovering and creating new sounds to use for gospel music. In this post, we will discuss the different types of gospel music and how the sounds have changed over time.  The Waves of Gospel Gospel used to be considered the preaching of sermons. As […]

The Evolution of Gospel Music

Gospel music became relatively popular in the early 1950’s but it had been around way before that. Slaves used to sing Gospel Music but it just wasn’t what it is like to day. There are many African American men and women who contributed to what Gospel music was and what it is today. Gospel music […]

A Century of Gospel – Gospel Through the Decades

A Century of Gospel – Gospel Through the Decades Gospel music is an African American religious music that emerged in the earliest 20th century within urban cities following the Great Migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North. From the genre’s origins in the 1920s and 30s to today, gospel music […]