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    Funk Music History

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    blow up overnight and influence the hip hop music of tomorrow. Of course, hip hop music did not spring out of the blue, but rather it was a newly packaged form of musical delivery that ascended from the music that preceded it. Thus, hip hop was not just a music style that followed funk music, it was directly influenced by this genre and it is a musical descendant of both funk and it is evident through its lyrics, feeling, and recurring themes. Although funk is such a large and diverse genre musically, one of its strongest…

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    Funk Music Of The 1970s

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    In 1970s america, music grew in a variety genres. Music like hip hop, jazz, soul, and funk started to take notice and it started to take off. Music was a big part of the world about this time. Jazz because very popular in the 1970s. New instruments such as conga, timbale, guiro, and claves, with jazz and classical harmonies played on typical jazz instruments. Armando Anthony Corea is American jazz and fusion pianist, keyboardist, and composer. John McLaughlin was an English guitarist…

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    Funk Music Analysis

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    Funk music as an expression brought with it a newly packaged music that was capable of fully embracing both the performers’ and audiences energies. Funk emphasized dancing and how it further expressed implicit meanings not always explicitly understood through the lyrics. Funk music opened the door for a particular subculture, black youth, to take their form of dance expression and broadcast it across the United States through the culturally important program Soul Train. In particular, the…

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    Uptown Funk Analysis

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    Before the song Uptown Funk would become a cultural phenomenon and win the 58th Annual Grammy for the Best Record of the 2016. The infectious single would change the career of English music producer and DJ Mark Ronson. But, not before proving to be one of Ronson’s most difficult projects. The creation of Uptown Funk would push Ronson to his limits, but ultimately paid off. Ronson is known throughout the music industry for crafting pop hits infused with snapping retro-soul. Ronson’s most…

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    Funk And Wagnall's Report

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    Funk and Wagnall’s give a universal description of gun control. Afterwards, they go into the issue at federal levels, citing the second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution along with court cases setting precedence and bills enacted. Nonetheless revealing that state and local levels are problematic by the idealism that states and localities are free to enforce their own policies. Finally, pressure from organizations on both sides of the gun control battle makes this a highly contentious political…

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    Hip Hop Concert Report

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    Very few famous performers nowadays can integrate showmanship with their music. In the 70’s a musical group by the name of Parliament took the music world by storm with their out of this world appearance and their own rendition of Funk music. Parliament was one of the key pieces in the development of funk music and modern music as well. They created what we know as P-Funk today that was a key element of the foundation of Hip-Hop. For my concert report I analyzed Parliament’s 1976 The MotherShip…

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    their homelands, they still found ways to connect back to their roots. These ways include music, food, clothes, and language which have shaped the culture of America today. As for music, the United States without the influences of the African American community cannot own music like rock and roll, Hip-Hop, R&B, Blues, and Jazz. Folks music was a way that slave use to express themselves and also communicated with each other.This modern age, the production of music has a relationship with African…

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    Soul Boys Research Paper

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    The soul boys was a working class youth subculture, which began in the early to mid-70s. The individuals of the soul boy’s subculture consist of white and blacks, which enjoyed soul and funk music. The soul boys is an outcrop of a mod, they are clothes obese, and they are also obese with black music. Also, there were two types of soul boys, the soul boy in the North, usually like the classic soul of the 60s, and the Soul boy in the South enjoyed more of a contemporary soul. Per Paul Hodkinson’s…

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    Rhythm and Blues otherwise called R&B is a famous sort of music that began in the US in the 40'S. The term was firstly utilized by record organizations to depict the Urban sound, indeed before Rhythm and Blues was cited as what it is today, it was once called 'race music', which annoyed numerous as it brought social and racial issues up, and concentrated more on the shade of skin than on the sound of the class. Verses tend to intensely concentrate on subjects of triumphs and disappointments as…

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    schoolyard double dutch rhymes, testifying, and beat poetry were all influences on rap. In the 1970’s, the airwaves were overrun with disco. The only escape for people who wanted to dance but not like idiots while doing it was the early funk movement (ex. Ohio Players with their album Honey, and Parliament with their album Gloryhallastoopid). The place: 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the South Bronx, New York. Who: Clive Campbell aka DJ Kool Herc. Herc noticed that dancers enjoyed the instrumental…

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