Definition of African-American music
1. Noun. Music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses.
Specialized synonyms: Blues, Soul, Hip-hop, Rap, Rap Music, R And B, Rhythm And Blues
Generic synonyms: Genre, Music Genre, Musical Genre, Musical Style
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Literary usage of African-American music
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1. Expertise in Design: Design Thinking Rresearh Symposium 6 by Yusuf Pisan, Nigel Cross, Ernest A. Edmonds (2003)
"There are many comparisons between the cultural conditions for the evolution of Rembetika (Greek Blues) and the evolution of African American music and jazz ..."
2. Affordable Housing Through Historic Preservation: Tax Credits and the by Susan Escherich, Stephen J. Farneth, Bruce D. Judd (1995)
"The California Hotel has become a source of community pride, especially for its history as a center for African- American music and entertainment. ..."