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The Power of Neo-Soul

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Neo soul

  1. 1. Neo-Soul By: Nina
  2. 2. Neo Soul• Heavily based in soul music, neo soul is distinguished by a less conventional sound than its contemporary R&B counterpart, with incorporated elements ranging from jazz, funk, and hip hop to pop, fusion, and African music.
  3. 3. Famous Artist• India Arie• Musiq Soulchild• Erykah Baduh• Heather Headly• Jill Scott• Floetry• Lauryn Hill
  4. 4. Lauryn Hill• No matter how I think we grow You always seem to let me know It aint workin It aint workin And when I try to walk away Youd hurt yourself to make me stay This is crazy This is crazy
  5. 5. Teach me- Musiq Soulchild• Teach me how to love Show me the way to surrender my heart, girl Im so lost Teach me how to love How I can get my emotions involved Teach me, show me how to love Show me the way to surrender my heart, girl Im so lost Teach me how to love How I can get my emotions involved Teach me, how to love
  6. 6. I am not my hair-India Arie• Little girl with the press and curl Age eight I got a Jheri curl Thirteen and I got a relaxer I was a source of so much laughter At fifteen when it all broke off Eighteen and went all natural February two thousand and two I went on and did What I had to do Because it was time to change my life To become the women that I am inside Ninety-seven dreadlocks all gone I looked in the mirror For the first time and saw that HEY....
  7. 7. Next Lifetime- Erykah Badu• First time that I saw you boy It was a warm and sunny day All I know is I wanted you I really hoped you look my way Then you smiled at me So warm and sweet I could not speak You make me feel like a little bitty girl What do you do to me
  8. 8. He-Heather Headley• He is The mind injector The heart protector The soul defender of anything I fear The baby conceiver The make me believer The joy bringer The love giver He is The dough increaser The pleasure releser The hard knocks knowler without the scars to show ya The night school teacher The good life preacher The caretaker The kiss craver He is
  9. 9. Golden- Jill Scott• Im taking my own freedom Putting it in my song, Singing loud and strong, Grooving all day long, Im taking my freedom, Putting it in my stroll, Ill be high-steppin yall, Letting the joy unfold,
  10. 10. FloetryAll you gotta do is say yesDont deny what you feel let me undress youbabyOpen up your mind and just restIm about to let you know you make me soAll you gotta do is say yesDont deny what you feel let me undress youbabyOpen up your mind and just restIm about to let you know you make me so, so,so, so, so, so, so, so,You make me so, so, so, so, so, so, so, so
  11. 11. Purpose• Each of these songs have a purposetheres no sex, drugs, or gang affiliations just the truth about love, identity and, acceptance
  12. 12. The Feeling• The feeling of Neo-Soul is to make you relaxed calm and happy…its about making you feel good about life.
  13. 13. The Rise• Neo-Soul is on a rise as main stream music loses its purposes Neo-Soul is gaining respect and notice Neo soul is a catalyst for bringing back good music.
  14. 14. The Name• The name Neo-Soul was coined by music industry entrepreneur Kedar Massenburg
  15. 15. Instruments Used•

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