Music Genres Vol5

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Rap – is the rhythmic singing delivery of rhymes and wordplay, one of the elements of hip hop music and culture. Rara – is a form of festival music used for street processions, typically during Easter Week. Reggae – is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. A particular music style that originated following on the development of ska and rocksteady. Reggae is based on a rhythm style characterized by regular chops on the off-beat, known

Can Really Music Help us?

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Can music really help you workout better? The answer is an absolute yes! I am absolutely sure no-one will disagree with me. Well, unless of course you are training for something and need to focus. But even then, music boosts sporting performance and takes it to an absolutely new level, so even for those of you professionals, I think it’s going to do a lot more good than harm. Unless you are an absolute music hater and cannot stand music

Music Genres Vol4

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Kizomba – is one of the most popular genres of dance and music from Angola. Sung generally in Portuguese, it is a genre of music with a romantic flow mixed with African rhythm. Kwaito – is a music genre that emerged in Johannesburg, South Africa in the early 1990s. It is based on house music beats, but typically at a slower tempo and containing melodic and percussive African samples which are looped, deep basslines and often vocals, generally male, shouted

Music Genres Vol3

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Gangsta rap – is a subgenre of hip-hop music which developed during the late 1980s. ‘Gangsta’ is a variation on the spelling of ‘gangster’. After the popularity of Dr. Dre’s The Chronic in 1992, gangsta rap became the most commercially lucrative subgenre of hip-hop. Genge – is a genre of hip hop music that had its beginnings in Nairobi, Kenya. The name was coined and popularized by Kenyan rapper Nonini who started off at Calif Records. It is a style

Music Genres Vol2

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Bongo Flava – it has a mix of rap, hip hop, and R&B for starters but these labels don’t do it justice. It’s rap, hip hop and R&B Tanzanian style: a big melting pot of tastes, history, culture and identity. Cadence – is a particular series of intervals or chords that ends a phrase, section, or piece of music. Calypso – is a style of Afro-Caribbean music which originated in Trinidad at about the start of the 20th century. The

Music Genres Vol1

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This is a list of some of the world’s music genre and their definitions. African Folk – Music held to be typical of a nation or ethnic group, known to all segments of its society, and preserved usually by oral tradition. Afro jazz – Refers to jazz music which has been heavily influenced by African music. The music took elements of marabi, swing and American jazz and synthesized this into a unique fusion. The first band to really achieve this