Described by the New York Times as "the most influential artist in the second half of the twentieth century." Music critic Roger Stevens that describe the famous album Exodus as "the album of the century." Said by the head of Amnesty International's Jack Healy: "wherever you go, Bob Marley found a symbol of freedom." As its producer Chris Blackwell said: "I was Bob Marley, at one time, was responsible for feeding nearly 4,000 poor in Jamaica. Many critics saw as just someone who has long hair and smoking hashish, but that's not what he saw critics younger who described Marley of commander
Hiplife music is the preserve of the Ghanaian people and the face of Ghana music today to a large extent. Considering our Ghanaian culture, Reggie Rockstone diluted the western style of rap music with the Akan culture which safeguarded our Ghanaian identity against westernization through Hip-hop. Hiplife has however evolved over the years with contemporary Ghanaian rappers finding much interest in real Hiphop today HIPLIFE MUSIC SINCE 1994 TILL DATE 1. Reggie Rockstone 1994-1999 Reggie Rockstone pioneered the Hiplife movement in 1994 and started popularising it in the subsequent years. Reggie as the godfather of Hiplife was well-known for glitz, glam and swagger as a Hiplife artiste.
INTRODUCTION An artist I believe that has had influence above and beyond their genre of music is Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson was born on the 29th August, 1958 and died on the 25th June, 2009 leaving a tremendous musical legacy behind. Throughout his career he courted controversy which saw his appearance,personality and relationships played out in the public arena. Even so Michael went on to become known as the “King of Pop” and arguably one of the greatest and most famous pop stars in the world. Michael Jackson was born into an African American family being the eighth of ten children.
He was a prodigy flutist with outstanding technique. Furthermore, he has immense creativity in improvisation, which led him to be a professional arranger. He was also a leader of “Os Oito Batutas” or The Eight Masters, a Samba-choro band. He brought choro (known as “New Orleans Jazz”) to greater heights with his unique counterpoint writing, and he is known as the Bach of choro. He has composed more than six hundred tunes including “Teus Ciumes” or Your Jealousies, “Ai Eu Queria” or How I Wanted it and “Samba de Negro” or Black’s Samba.
Pop music was originated the 1950s, and was derived from rock and roll. As a genre, pop music is very eclectic, often borrowing elements from other styles including urban, dance, rock, Latin and country; nevertheless, there are core elements which define pop. Such include short to medium-length songs, written in a basic format (often the verse-chorus structure), as well as the common employment of repeated choruses, melodic tunes, and hooks. Popular music consists of sub-genre which is rock music, Rhythm and Blues(R&B) music and hip hop music. All of the sub-genres make pop music more interests for this century.
Tamborito is using 3 types of drum that include the high tones, low tones and caja, which is another type of tones. American slaves in the country introduced this dance in the 16th centuries. They use congos, guitar, violin and almirez for the traditional Tamborito band. The hotel will show this traditional dance on every 2-week with the Punto Panameño on another day. For this style is most elegant and the beautiful dance that originated in Isthmus.
If you listen to jazz today, you will hear expanded musical harmonies, musicians playing more complex chords, and musical harmonies borrowed from many different genres of music, including pop. Many new, mainstream jazz as artists use the same techniques that artists from the early 1900’s used. Joseph “King” Oliver was the father to many of these techniques, which changed jazz and the way we hear it today. During the 1920’s, Joe “King” Oliver was the most progressive and influential artist in jazz because of his musical innovations that influenced other jazz artists to incorporate his methods,which sparked a new type of jazz. Jazz was first born in New Orleans and eventually moved to Chicago.
Thanks to his unique style of singing, the way he dress and the way he dance(e.g. moon walk). Who does not know the well-known song (Billie Jean) written by himself in the album(the Thriller 1982). His tenure topped the music chart for almost three decades, 70s, 80s and 90s.MTV, the famous music channel, aired his music to entire the globe. Eventually, he became the everlasting icon of the pop culture
Music has been the blood of our pop culture since the first signs of sounds made by our cavemen ancestors. It had been a huge influence in our culture like our lifestyles, fashion, attitudes, and language. But one genre in music has created an impact in our history, especially the American history for it paved way to the Civil Rights movement. It was through combining African American and white music that created a spark in that movement, and without The King none of this spark would have ever light up in the first place. And this “King” is none other than, the king of rock and roll, Elvis Aron Presley.
One of the most popular reggae songs ever, ‘One Love’ (Bob Marley and the Wailers, 1977) has been used by the Jamaica Tourist Board since the mid ‘90s to advertise Jamaica as the number one choice for tourists’ destination. Tourism involves the study of individuals moving away from his usual place of abode to another area. Equally important is the study of the industry to satisfy his needs and how both he and the industry will affect the host country’s economic, physical and sociocultural environment. Significantly, Jamaica provides a wide array of natural and man-made facilities that are attractive and appealing to domestic, regional and international tourists (Tourism Product Development Company, n.d.). The tourist industry in Jamaica can