Secular Traditions

Public Enemy

Black music has various genres in the secular tradition and these are the following secular genres. Works songs, Field Songs, Street Call, Protest Song, Vaudeville Blues, Rural Blues, Urban Blues R&B (Rhythm and Blues), Rock and Roll, Disco, Soul, Rap/Hip Hop, Funk, and Neo Soul. Public Enemy is a pioneering rap known for their protest music and their most popular protest song is "Fight the Power." Other popular protest songs include "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" Gil Scott Heron. Little Richard and Chuck Berry were architects of Rock and Roll without them we would not have artists like Lenny Kravtiz. Stay tuned we I will shed light on more artists. 

The Norton Anthology of African American Literature (2004)
W.W. Norton & Company

Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Editor), Nellie Y. McKay (Editor), William L. Andrews (Editor), Houston A. Baker Jr.

Black Culture, Black Consciousness Lawrence Levine (2007)


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