Do you like rap? Or reggaetón ? Or hiphop? Do you know where they are from? Most modern music comes from the music of the African- Americans in the USA in the 19 th century, but it's changed a lot!
BLUES Blues- the father of all modern music Blues is a musical form and a music genre from African-American communities of the Deep South of the USA at the end of the 19th century. It comes from traditional songs, chants and ballads. From Blues comes all modern music- jazz, rock, pop etc. Blues music is often sad. Great names in Blues include Muddy Waters and Howling Wolf Contents
Rapping, also called MCing, is a vocal style in which the artist speaks lyrically, in rhyme and verse, to an instrumental beat. Hip hop refers to the culture, including music and dance. Big names in rapping are Eminem and 50 cents