A Little History About Me and Music 

Music has been a great part of my life. It has helped me through the worst of times and just helps me express myself through the lyrics. I enjoy dancing to music as well, when i dance it helps me release the emotions i have build up. I grew in an Indian and Pakistani household, so the first music i was ever introduced to was Indian music. but as i started to get older the music i started to like was different than my parents. From a young age i was interested in hip-hop and rap. when i was growing up in the early 2000s some of the artist who were popular were Lil Wayne, Eminem, 50 Cent, Tupac, Snoop Dogg, and many many other more great artist. As i start middle school i start hanging out with my older cousins a little bit more. After hanging with them i got more into rap and hip-hop especially old school hip-hop. Rap has over took rock as the #1 music genre.


4 Different genres Of Music

  Music comes from all around the world, all different types, all different languages, and different messages. I'm going to list some of the music genres and little bit about each of them and there backgrounds. 

                                                                      Jazz                                                                        Country

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Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime. Jazz is seen by many as "America's classical music" (left picture)

Country music is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s It takes its roots from genres such as folk music (especially Appalachian folk and Western music) and blues. (right picture)

                


                                                   Hip Hop                                                                                               Reggae

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 hip-hop or rap music, is a music genre developed in the United States by inner-city African Americans in the late 1970s which consists of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping, a rhythmic and rhyming speech that is chanted. It developed as part of hip hop culture, a subculture defined by four key stylistic elements: MCing/rapping, DJing/scratching with turntables, break dancing, and graffiti writing. (left picture)

Reggae, style of popular music that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s and quickly emerged as the country’s dominant music. By the 1970s it had become an international style that was particularly popular in Britain, the United States, and Africa. It was widely perceived as a voice of the oppressed. (right picture)