Numbers don't lie, up in the charts many times, black culture has defined the music industry. Music is a worldly language that can be understood by people all over the world. You bet black culture has taken over the music industry, but not from the way you may think. I'm not talking about their prominent presence in the rap game, but the origins of eleven different genres of music. Black culture is always using their heritage and ancestral knowledge to transmute the current energy to a higher frequency. Personally, I'm not surprised that many of these music genres have originated from black culture. Thankfully, I've been able to grow up in a diverse environment. I can only thrive in a diversity of friends.
Using native instruments such as the conga, kora, ngoni, mbira, fiddles, flutes, slit gongs, and tins into a glorified rhythm.
Originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with its roots in blues and ragtime.
A psychedelic compilation of rock and jazz through the pull of the synth, electric, and bass.
From the early 1970s, in the Bronx, New York, we found a performance of poetry wrapped around rhythmic blues.
A funky tropical percussion with a hip hop beating the dancehall.
A synchopation of four-on-the-floor beats with an application of funk.
An electronic version of dance beats typically a tempo of 120 to 130 beats per minute.
Electronic dance music with a repetition developing a series of intermittent trances.
Drum & Bass
Usually seen as D&B it incorporates rapid breakbeats that is immersed in synths and bass.
Glitichified wobbles of downtempo amplifying bass within an electronic track.
Fusion with Calypso, Chutney, Soul funk, Zouk, Latin, Cadence and traditional West African rhythms.