These Are the Breaks: Modern Musical Movements

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  • Modern Musical Movements
  • Go-Go
  • House Music
  • New Jack Swing
  • Gangsta Rap
  • Neo-Soul
  • Crunk
  • Dancehall Reggae
  • Hyphy
  • Bounce Music
  • Trap
  • Reggaeton
  • Hip House

Can't Stop, Won't Stop

This Black Music Month, we not only celebrate the innovation of African-American music, but also the impact it has had on the nation, recognizing the revolutions within the sound, where rhythms change, genre's shift and splinter, and musicians flip the popular paradigm to make a new way.

From neo-soul to bounce to hyphy, read on for a look at some of the musical movements and the music stars who've expanded Black music over the last 30 years. 


(Photos from left: Adrian Sidney/PictureGroup, Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic,Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

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