What is another word for soul music?

Pronunciation: [sˈə͡ʊl mjˈuːzɪk] (IPA)

"Soul music" is a genre of music that evolved in the United States in the 1950s and 1960s. It is characterized by its deep emotional and expressive lyrics, accompanied by upbeat rhythms. Some synonyms that can be used to describe this music genre are "Rhythm and Blues (R&B)," "Motown music," and "funk." R&B is often used interchangeably with soul music, and both genres have close roots in gospel and blues music. Motown music is soul music that originated from Berry Gordy's Motown label in Detroit, Michigan, in the 1960s. Funk music also developed from soul music in the 1960s and evolved into a more upbeat, danceable genre.

What are the hypernyms for Soul music?

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

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