What is another word for black music?

Pronunciation: [blˈak mjˈuːzɪk] (IPA)

The term "black music" is often associated with a wide range of music styles that have originated from black communities in different parts of the world. However, the term has come under scrutiny due to its association with racial and cultural stereotypes. As a result, more inclusive and accurate ways to describe different types of music have been introduced. Some of the synonyms for "black music" include African American music, soul music, R&B, hip-hop, jazz, blues, and gospel music. These descriptions accurately reflect the rich cultural contributions of Black artists and musicians to the global music landscape, without reducing them to a singular categorization.

Synonyms for Black music:

What are the hypernyms for Black music?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Black music?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Famous quotes with Black music

  • A lot of my success comes from black music. It's something I'm very proud of.
    Michael Bolton
  • Rap actually comes out of punk rock, not black music.
    Stanley Crouch
  • At the same time, I was listening to black music, and I began to think that the best musicians were receiving the worst treatment. The people who were doing the greatest work were despised as lower class, with no dignity accorded to what they did.
    Henry Flynt
  • The Bee Gees were always heavily influenced by black music. As a songwriter, it's never been difficult to pick up on the changing styles of music out there, and soul has always been my favourite genre.
    Robin Gibb
  • If I were to call it black music, that would be untrue. I don't know what that is, unless it would be some African drums or something.
    Dexter Gordon

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