From Ragtime to Hip-hop

From Ragtime to Hip-hop

A Century of Black American Music

Book - 2007
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Examines the diversity of Black American music.
Publisher: Detroit : Lucent Books, [2007]
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9781590189788
Call Number: TEEN 784.756 WOO
Characteristics: 104 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Century of Black American music
Bib Control Number: 535986


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List - Black Music Month
KimberlyB_H Jun 08, 2020

The syncopated rhythms of ragtime music sprung out of African American communities in cities such as St. Louis, Chicago, and Kansas City and paved the way for popular music at the end of the nineteenth century. . Hip-hop and rap grew in the 1970's and 1980's and directly explored issues facing Af... Read More »

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