Title:

  1. I. Introduction:
    1. A. Thesis Statement:
  2. II. First main point: Childhood .
    1. Subpoint
      1. 1. Family Life
      2. 2. Musical Background 
  3. III. Second Main Point: Rise to Fame .
    1. First subpoint: Career as a artist
      1. 1. Musical Background (technical aspect of music/genre)
      2. 2. Discuss music (different genres)
    2. A. Second subpoint
      1. 1. Discuss fame
      2. 2. Success in the music industry
  4. IV. Third Main Point: Trials and Tribulations .
    1. First Subpoint: Personal Problems
      1. 1. Anything important in life
      2. 2. Relationships and its effect on career
    2. A. Second subpoint: Triumphs in Music
      1. 1. Discuss the legacy. Commodification & Cultural Politics
      2. 2. Discuss the impact made in music.
  5. V. Conclusion: Talk about the effect fame had on life. Discuss the role played in African American music.