Popular Music in the 1990's
Terms in this set (12)
Name three Rap/ Hip Hop Artists of the 1990's?
In a brief narrative, describe how Rap/ Hip Hop developed?
Originating in NYC, but spreading throughout the country's urban minority neighborhoods.
Foundation based on rhythmic rhyme.
Name two bands that can be classified as grunge?
Alice in Chains
Discuss two points that describe the development of Grunge?
Alternative music that came out of college radio stations.
Nirvana gave it national attention, but Pearl Jam made it mainstream.
What is an Indie Record Label?
An independent record label is a record label operating without the funding of or outside the organizations of the major record labels.
Name two county pop artists?
Name four Pop artists?
Define Pop Music?
Mainstream top 40 Artist.
Represents the bulk of the music market.
Name 2 R&B Artists and summarize where this genre came from?
Boyz 2 Men
What is Brit Pop?
British Popular music that became a part of the American Music Landscape.
Who are Brit Pop artists?
List four world changing events that came about during the 1990's
The World Wide Web launches and the Information Age arrives.
The Rodney King verdict and L.A. Riots tear the nation apart.
The WTC and Oklahoma City bombings cement "terrorism" in the national consciousness.
The O.J. Simpson chase, trial and acquittal.
Olympic Park Bombing
The Columbine Massacre