Spring 2019 Portfolio

Meek Mill

Meek MillBy Tiana Billups Abstract I conducted this research through watching various interviews and reading many artist reviews, articles and online biographies, including his own

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Let’s Go Disco

Origin The music developed by djs to entertain African Americans, Latinos and gays in underground dance halls in New York city in the 1970s. Originally

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Hip Hop Hooray

Hip Hop is a way for artist to creatively express themselves> Originating in Bronx and spreading to other boroughs in the 1970’s a new genre

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The O’Jays

The O’Jays              In 1958 in Canton, Ohio a new R&B group emerged. This group began with 5 high school

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Black and Blues

All About the Blues Many musics genres were influenced and created during slavery, which later influenced new genres. A few years removed from slavery bloomed

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Meek Mill Bibliography

MeeK Mill Jay-Z, Meek Mill Launch ‘The Avengers’ of Criminal Justice Reform Organizations https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/jan/10/meek-mill-i-was-carrying-a-gun-because-i-felt-i-needed-it-to-survive https://www.allmusic.com/artist/meek-mill-mn0002103911/biography https://rocnation.com/meek-mill/

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Rejoice in Negro Spirituals

Origin Spirituals was the earliest form of religious musics sung by slaves. The lyrics uniquely express their Christian values created by their social, emotional, physical

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Why I should not have to take the final

I believe I should be excused from the final because I have done my post and I honestly feel like this class has made me a black music scholar. I can now discuss different genres of musics over a span of time. It will also give me more time to make a great artist page.