African American Artist Research Paper

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African American Artists Music has always had its rules and mediums, but rules were meant to be broken. This essay will prove and defend the statement: African American artists didn’t do what they were expected to, and created the mediums for today’s music. In this paper you will be presented with the cases of Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley and Billie holiday Jimi Hendrix changed the way we hear about modern music. He was a power house of a guitar player. "Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel."- Jimi Hendrix. Jimi Hendrix preformed at a time of rock and roll. Mr. Hendrix laid out the foundation for blues music. Eventually, blues would evolve into rhythm and blues, or R&B. Since R&B became modern hip hop, and hiphop became rap, jimi Hendrix
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