(Not to be confused with Alternative R&B.) Neo soul is a genre of popular music.
Spirituals (or Negro spirituals) are generally Christian songs that were created by African slaves in the United States.
Rock and roll
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s, from African-American musical styles such as gospel, jazz, and rhythm and blues, with country.
Porgy and Bess
Porgy and Bess is an English-language opera composed in 1934 by George Gershwin, with a libretto written by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin from Heyward's novel Porgy and later play of the same title.
Doo-wop is a genre of music that was developed in African-American communities in New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, Baltimore, Newark, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Detroit, Washington, D.
Hip hop music
Hip hop music, also called hip-hop or rap music, is a music genre formed in the United States in the 1970s that consists of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping, a rhythmic and rhyming speech that is chanted.
Ska (/ˈskɑː/, Jamaican [skjæ]) is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s and was the precursor to rocksteady and reggae.
Ragtime – also spelled rag-time or rag time – is a musical genre that enjoyed its peak popularity between 1895 and 1918.
Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of American music that dominated in the 1930s and 1940s.
Acid house is a subgenre of house music developed around the mid-1980s by DJs from Chicago.
New school hip hop
The new school of hip hop was a movement in hip hop music starting 1983–84 with the early records of Run–D.
The Cake-Walk or Cakewalk was a dance developed from the "Prize Walks" held in the late 19th century, generally at get-togethers on black slave plantations in the Southern United States.
Traditional black gospel
Traditional black gospel is music that is written to express either personal or a communal belief regarding African American Christian life, as well as (in terms of the varying music styles) to give a Christian alternative to mainstream secular music.
Nolan Strong & the Diablos
Nolan Strong & the Diablos were a Detroit-based R&B and doo-wop vocal group best known for its hit songs "The Wind" and "Mind Over Matter.
The Chopstars, also known as Chopstar Djs or simply Chopstars, are a group of American Djs and turntablist that perform ChopNotSlop or Chopped and Screwed remixes of popular music including Drake's Take Care album, as well as Little Dragon's Nabuma Rubberband Created by OG Ron C, the co-founder of Swishahouse Records, it is a homage to the late DJ Screw.
Tamborera is a genre of Panamanian folk music.
New Orleans blues
New Orleans blues, is a subgenre of blues music and a variation of Louisiana blues that developed in the 1940s and 1950s in and around the city of New Orleans, rooted by the rich blues roots of the city going back generations earlier.
A Bayou Legend
A Bayou Legend is an American opera composed by William Grant Still (1895–1978), with a libretto by his wife and frequent collaborator, Verna Arvey (1910–1987).
Go-go is a popular music subgenre associated with funk that originated in the Washington, D.
Urban contemporary gospel
Urban/contemporary gospel is a modern form of Christian music that expresses either personal or a communal belief regarding Christian life, as well as to give a Christian alternative to mainstream secular music.