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    Bob Marley

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    7. Bob Marley and The Wailers’ exceptional harmonizing skills came from their voice teacher Joe Higgs (June 3, 1950 to December 18, 1999), who was a popular reggae artist for 40 years (1950s to 1990s) and he trained other reggae artists to sing, also. Joe taught Bob how to play the rhythm guitar that kept the 2/4 timing for the Wailers. Additionally, Chris Blackwell (1960), and the Federal (1961), Coxsone Dodd’s Studio One (1962), Bob Marley’s Tuff Gong (1965), Lee “Scratch” Perry’s Black Ark…

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    Aretha Franklin Biography

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    renowned Baptist preacher and her mother a successful gospel singer. She grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, until she was six years old when her parents split, causing her and her four siblings to follow their father’s preaching assignments to Detroit, Michigan. Her father became a national preacher at New Bethel Baptist Church, while her mother passed away from a heart attack only four years after the split (Biography.com, 2016). Franklin got musically involved early on in her father’s traveling…

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    impact and reactions of the Cuban public. In the year of 1997 the album BVSC was released and managed to sell 8 million copies. The album was produced by popular guitarist and film score composer Ry Cooder and featured 20 musicians. Ry Cooder had met Nick Gold, the world music producer who worked for World Circuit Records in 1996. Both Ry Cooder and Nick Gold had shared an interest in Malian and Cuban music. and as a result they both planned to record an album which featured both Malian and…

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    Living Legend? The first time I heard Kanye West rap was with his album 808’s and Heartbreaks. The first song I remember listening to was ‘Heartless’ by Kanye West. I was just a young boy, about 10 years old or so and I was relatively new to the to the music world and did not know much. I only really knew about the young pop stars that teenagers were all crazy about and the older music that my dad always listened to. But people at first told me not to listen to Kanye West because of his music…

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    out of the year. In 1963 Cash released another big hit “Ring Of Fire”. Then “Understand Your Man” in 1964. Cash also appeared regularly on the Louisiana Hayride and Grand Ole Opry radio broadcasts. By this time in his career, the lifestyle had done started to take a toll on him. Cash turned to alcohol and drugs to ease from being away from his family all the time along with being on the road so much. By 1966 Cash’s wife Vivian, filed for divorce and to have custody of there four…

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    she's got a wonderful career, a supportive family, and a loving boyfriend. After a series of failed relationships, the "Bad Blood" singer may have finally found Mr. Right in Calvin Harris and Forbes' 2015 highest paid couple are celebrating their one year anniversary over a romantic dinner date and they are loving every minute of it. “Taylor and Calvin looked crazy in love with each other the entire time they were eating dinner," a source told HollywoodLife exclusively. "They were laughing and…

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    Evaluation Paper #2 The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize “ artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to the album sales or chart position.” Album of the year is easily the most prestigious award category at the Grammy’s and has been since 1959. Kendrick Lamar, a West Coast rapper, was recently nominated for 11 Grammys; almost…

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    Nas Biography

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    Ten years ago, aging in hip hop was considered taboo. Similar to other entertainment industries, getting older in hip hop only proved to be wise if you were retiring soon. At the age of 39, Nas has changed the game in not only that aspect, but in many other…

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    Unfortunately, it wasn't very popular and didn't take off before the record label went bankrupt. Katy spent the next few years acquiring her GED, which she finished at 15. She then worked with Glen Ballard until her eventual release of the single "Ur So Gay." However, Katy Perry wasn't truly born until the next single, "I Kissed a Girl," Which took the music world by storm in the summer of 2008, when she earned a Grammy Award for the song. It reached the top 10 in the Billboard Hot 100.…

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    Lil Wayne Research Papers

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    ‘Tha Carter III’ is the Sixth studio album by American rapper Lil Wayne. The album was released on 10th June 2008 by Cash Money Records and Universal Motown now Universal Republic Records. The album's artwork features a baby picture of the rapper. The album was met with outstanding success, commercially and critically. The album debuted at number one the U.S. Billboard Top 200 chart, with sales of 1.005million copies in its first week of availability. It had the largest first-week sales for any…

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