HyperDic: african-american_music

English > 1 sense of the expression African-American music:
NOUNcommunicationAfrican-American music, black musicmusic created by African-American musicians
English > African-American music: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaningmusic created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses.
Synonymblack music
NarrowerbluesA type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century
rap, rap music, hip-hopgenre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment
rhythm and blues, R and BA combination of blues and jazz that was developed in the United States by Black musicians
soulA secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s
Broadermusic genre, musical genre, genre, musical styleAn expressive style of music

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