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Imran Khan - Bewafa BangraBangra is a form of dance and music that originated in the Punjab region. Bhangra dance began as a folk dance conducted by Punjabi Sikh farmers to celebrate the coming of the harvest season. The specific moves of Bhangra reflect the manner in which villagers farmed their land. This dance art further became synthesized after the partition of India, this was when refugees from different parts of the Punjab shared their folk dances with individuals who moved to the regions they settled in. This hybrid dance became Bhangra. The folk dance has been popularized in the western world by Punjabi Sikhs and is seen in the West as an expression of South Asian culture as a whole. Today, Bhangra dance survives in different forms and styles all over the globe – including pop music, film soundtracks, collegiate competitions and even talent shows.
Drake - Headliines Hip HopHip hop music is a musical genre that developed as part of hip hop culture, and is defined by four key stylistic elements: • Rapping • DJing/scratching • Sampling (or synthesis) • Beatboxing Hip hop began in the South Bronx of New York City in the 1970s. The term rap is often associated with hip hop, but hip hop denotes the practices of an entire subculture. Rapping, also referred to as MCing or emceeing, is a vocal style in which the artist speaks lyrically, in verse and rhyme, generally to an instrumental or synthesized beat. Beats, almost always in 4/4 time signature, can be created by sampling and/or sequencing portions of other songs by a producer. They also incorporate synthesizers, drum machines, and live bands. Rappers may write, memorize, or improvise their lyrics and perform their works a cappella or to a beat.
Black Veil Brides – Knives and Pens Emo Emo is a style of rock music usually characterized by melodic musicianship and expressive, often confessional, outrageous and inappropriate lyrics. It originated in the mid-1980s hardcore punk movement of Washington, D.C., where it was known as "emotionalhardcore" or "emocore". As the style was echoed by contemporary American punk rock bands, its sound and meaning shifted and changed, blending with pop punk and indie rock all coming together in the early 1990s. By the mid 1990s numerous Emo acts emerged from the Midwestern and Central United States, and several independent record labels began to specialize in the style. In recent years the term "Emo" has been applied by critics and journalists to avariety of artists, including multiplatinum acts and groups with disparate styles and sounds. “Screamo” is a sub genre of Emo. In addition to music, "emo" is usually used more generally to signify a particular relationship between fans and artists, and to describe related aspects of fashion, culture, and behaviour. Emo music is usually rebellious andoutrageous, as audience we can see this through the types of music videos that are made to go with the song.
Justin Bieber – Fa La La Pop Pop music (an abbreviation for "Popular music") is usually understood to be commercially recorded music, usually aimed towards a youth market, usually consisting of relatively short, simple love songs utilizing technological innovations to produce new variations on existing themes. Pop music has absorbed influences from most other forms of popular music, but as a genre it is particularly associated with the rock and roll and later rock style. The term "Pop song," was first recorded as being used in 1926 in the sense of a pieceof music "having popular appeal". Hatch and Millward indicate that many events in the historyof recording in the1920s can be seen as the birth of the modern pop music industry, including in country, blues and hillbilly music.
MODERN TraditionalTrey Songz –Say Aah Billie Holiday – Strange Fruit Traditional and Modern Rhythm and Blues [RnB] Rhythm and blues, usually abbreviated to R&B, is a genre of popular African American music that originated in the 1940s.The term was originally used by record companies to describe recordings marketed predominantly to urban African Americans, at a time when “Rocking, Urbane, Jazz based music with a heavy, insistent beat" was becoming more popular. The term has had a number of shifts in meaning. In the early 1950s and beyond, the term rhythm and blues was frequently applied to blues records. Starting in the 1950s, after this style of music contributed to the development of rock and roll, the term "R&B" became used to refer to music styles that developed from and incorporated electric blues, as well as gospel and soul music. By the 1970s, rhythm and blues was used as a blanket term for soul and funk. In the 1980s, a newer style of R&B developed, becoming known as contemporary R&B.
For Example - Grimeblog.coma social networking sitethat upcoming grime artistspost their work and music Chipmunk – Sometimeson.http://grimeblog.com/For Example - “Tim WestwoodTV” a television programmehosted by well known DJ TimWestwood, the programme isbased around interviewsfrom up coming grimeartists and well knowngrime artists at the Grimemoment.http://www.youtube.com/timwestwoodtv Grime is a genre of urban music that first emerged in Bow, East London, England in the early 2000s, primarily a development of UK garage, Dancehall, and Hip Hop. Grime, however, is a cross pollinated genre, taking influence from a variety of different cultural styles as well as musical ones and is therefore still in many respects considered to be underground music, even after mainstream exposure. It exists in a largely informal economy in which mostartists make their debuts on independently-produced battle DVDs that, like mix tapes are sold out of barbershops and make their way around the city. Artists receive a lot of help frompirates and radio stations which keep the public up to date with the music. Even though grime is very popular in the UK, many recording labels have yet to acknowledge its presence as a genre that can compete in the global market. Grime artists usually make their fame and popularity through social networking sight such as Twitter, Facebook, Grime Blog, GrimeDaily, S.B TV, Grime music does not tend to come on music channels like MTV, it usually comes on channels like Channel A.K.A, Flava and Starz, there are also TV programmes that interview upcoming grime artists, programmes like Tim Westwood TV.
Oasis – Wonderwall Indie Indie rock is a genre of Rock music, and a means of producing that music, that originated in the United Kingdom and the United States in the 1980s. It is rooted in earlier genres such as Alternative Rock, Post-Punk, and new wave.The meaning of the term "Indie Rock" is contested today by many musicians, fans and commentators. Some use the term "indie" to describe any music produced by artists working within the network of independent recordlabels and underground music venues that emerged in the United States and elsewhere in 1980s and 1990s. Othersunderstand Indie Rock as a distinct genre of Rock music with a specific artistic beauty, and care less about the context in which it is made. Many embrace both meanings of the word, believing that the beauty of the genre and its means of production are deeply linked together. Indie rock artists are known for placing a premium on maintaining complete control of their music and careers, releasing albums on independent record labels and relying on touring, word-of-mouth, airplay on independent or college radio stations and, in recent years, the Internet for promotion. However, in the 2000s many acts with a musical style identified as "indie" signed to major record labels or their subsidiaries, and began promoting themselves through more traditional media outlets. This has led to a further blurring in the meaning of the term. A variety of musical genres and subgenres with varying degrees of overlap are associated with indie rock. Some of these include : • Pop • Indie Pop • Indie Folk • Dance Punk
Deep Purple – Smoke on the Water Gothic Metal Gothic metal or Goth metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music. Gothic metal combines theaggression of Heavy Metal with the dark unhappiness of Gothic Rock. The music of Gothic Metal is diverse with bands known to adopt the gothic approach to different styles of Heavy Metalmusic. Lyrics are generally melodramatic and mournful with inspiration from Gothic fiction as well as personal experiences. Gothic Metal is generally characterised by its dark atmospheres. The adjective "dark" is commonly used to describe Gothic Music in general while other terms that are less frequently used include deep, depressing, romantic, passionate and intense. Gothic Metal is a varied genre with bands pursuing many different directions, from "Slow and Crushing variations" to "Orchestral and Bombastic".
Paralisis Permanente – Heroes Gothic Rock Gothic rock is a musical subgenre of Post-Punk and alternative Rock that formed during thelate 1970s. Gothic rock bands grew from the strong ties they had to the English Punk Rock andemerging Post-Punk scenes. The genre itself was defined as a separate movement from Punk Rock during the early 1980s largely due to the significant differences in style of the movement;Gothic rock, as opposed to punk, combines dark, often keyboard-heavy music with emotional and depressing lyrics. Gothic rock gave rise to a broader Goth subculture that includes clubs, fashion and numerous publications that grew in popularity in the 1980s.
Elvis Presley – Burning Love Rock and Roll Rock and Roll is a genre of popular music that actually originated and evolved in the USA during the late 1940s and early 1950s, primarily from a combination of African American Blues, Country, Jazz, Folk, and lastly Gospel music. Though elements of rock androll can be heard in country records of the 1930s, and in blues records from the 1920s, rock and roll did not acquire its name until the 1950s. The term “Rock and Roll” has different connotations two of the most predominant and well known being as synonymous with Rock musicand the other being that is it the music that originated in the mid 1950’s and later evolvedinto a more enveloping international style most commonly recognised as Rock music. Far beyond simply a musical style, rock and roll, as seen in movies and on television, influenced lifestyles, fashion, attitudes, and language
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