The Evolution of Hip Hop

The evolution of Hip-Hop artwork; some artists that have had major influences in Hip-Hop.

Hailee Vaughn-Dawkins

Hailee Vaughn-Dawkins

We Classy, Too.

African Americans that were trained in classical music recieved their instruction from immigrant European musicians who settled in large metropolitan centers. The Emancipation period caused

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Jubilee Quartet

A quartet according to western music is a musical composition or ensemble of four voices or instruments. But African American quartets had a minimum of

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FUNK FUNK FUNK

Origin of the Genre Also called “party” musc, funk originated in the late 1960’s and became popular in the 1970’s. The creators of funk were

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Where You From?

Jazz Background The major components of Jazz are improvisation, syncopation, swing, a blues feeling, and complex harmonies. Unlike the majority of genres, Jazz is most prestigious

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Music of the Soul

Origin Soul music derived from 1950’s R&B and became a distinct genre in the ’60s. Soul music became most popular in the ’70s. It is

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Ragtime

Whenever I think of ragtime music, I think it should be played with a sort of “swing” concept, where certain notes have more of an

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