Black Music Greats: 40 inspiring icons




      Black Music Greats: 40 inspiring icons
The biggest names the coolest sounds the 40 most inspirational movers, shakers, and innovators in black music are here In this fun, fact packed book from the 40 Inspiring Icons series, learn how these black musicians changed music, from the creation of blues to the invention of rap Meet the Godfather of Funk, the High Priestess of Soul, and the King of Reggae Learn how Marvin Gaye shaped the sound of Motown, how N.W.A redefined rap, and what made the Supremes, supreme From Robert Johnson, who recorded one of the first examples of the blues in 1936, to rap superstar Drake, whose 2012 album Views spent 13 weeks at number one on the US Billboard 200, these are the 40 black artists to be listened to and learned about by all Robert Johnson Nina Simone James Brown Sly the Family Stone Miles Davis Diana Ross the Supremes The Jackson 5 Marvin Gaye Stevie Wonder Aretha Franklin Earth, Wind Fire Isaac Hayes Tina Turner Donna Summer Bob Marley the Wailers Prince Fela Kuti The Last Poets Chic The Sugarhill Gang Run DMC Eric B Rakim Public Enemy N.W.A Whitney Houston 2Pac The Fugees Snoop Dogg The Notorious B.I.G Erykah Badu Jay Z Missy Elliott Kanye West Beyonc Pharrell Williams Rihanna Lil Wayne Drake Nicki Minaj The Weeknd Each spread presents a single musician or band, highlighting key facts about their background, most popular songs, most iconic shows, genre defining techniques, friends, rivals, and nicknames, along with a fun, illustrated depiction of them that calls out elements of their signature style With so many icons to choose from, which will you add to your playlist Each book in the 40 Inspiring Icons series introduces readers to a fascinating non fiction subject through its 40 most famous people or groups Explore these other great topics through their most interesting icons People of Peace, Super Scientists, Soccer Stars, Fantastic Footballers, Music Legends, and Greek Gods and Heroes. Best Download Books Black Music Greats: 40 inspiring icons By Olivier Cachin – heartforum.co.uk

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      Black Music Greats: 40 inspiring icons
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  • Hardcover
  • 96 pages
  • Black Music Greats: 40 inspiring icons
  • Olivier Cachin
  • 09 September 2018
  • 1786034719

10 thoughts on “ Black Music Greats: 40 inspiring icons

  1. thewoollygeek (tea, cake, crochet & books) says:

    Great introduction to amazing music, with bold illustrations, great facts and well presented This is a wonderful books for fans of decent music , real artists Wether a fan or trying to introduce someone to great music it s a delightThanks to netgalley and the publisher for a free copy for an h...

  2. January Gray says:

    A great book Laid out well, and superbly written I completely enjoyed this book I learned a lot too

  3. KayKay says:

    The 40 names mentioned in this collection are a mixed bag of artists specializing in blues, jazz, hip hop, soul, RB and rap music About half of the artists introduced here are from the post 90 s era that dominated by hip hop, pop and rap music while the first half dedicated to musicians ranging from the 30 s to 80 s African American music underwent a great metamorphism between those 50 years From various kinds of jazz, to early RB, disco, hip hop, standards and pop music, the brief The 40 names mentioned in this collection are a mixed bag of artists specializing in blues, jazz, hip hop, soul, RB and rap music About half of the artists introduced here are from the post 90 s era that dominated by hip hop, pop and rap music while the first half dedicated to musicians ranging from the 30 s to 80 s African American music unde...

  4. Lisa Bentley says:

    Black Music Greats is a book that looks over the history of music and focuses on black artists who have made a cultural impact It looks at motown, rap, jazz, soul and many other subgenres There are so many artists who are mentioned that you know and love that it makes you want to go and listen to their albumsMy problem with the book Black Music Greats is that there is very little information given There just doesn t seem like enough about each artist I felt that the above blurb hasBlack Music Greats is a book that looks over the history of music and focuses on black artists who have made a cultural impact It looks at motown, rap, jazz, soul and many other subgenres There are so many artists who ar...

  5. Vnunez-Ms_luv2read says:

    Outstanding The pictures are actual artwork and are very good Just enough information given to introduce you to the artist and enough information to help you decide if you would like to readThe index is an added bonus Very well put together and a quicker read...

  6. Donna Maguire says:

    Review to follow

  7. Laura Gorman says:

    This was a wonderful addition to the current collection of inspiring icons that exist If something is not broken then there s no need to fix it and it sticks with the tried and tested method of the previous books A really inspiring and enjoyable read.

  8. Jennifer says:

    Beautiful book, I was very excited by the layout and illustrations It had a lot of interesting factoids and information and it was fun to read.

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