AFAM 55 From Funk to Hip Hop (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Explores African American cultural outlook as reflected through the aesthetics and politics of black popular music from the Black Revolution of the 1960’s, up to and including Hip-Hop. Provides an understanding of contemporary African American political and social consciousness and reflected through, and influenced by, Black music forms.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Analyze and describe the various syntheses and adaptations of Black popular music of the 1970's, including jazz, funk, reggae, and hip-hop.
- Outcome 2: Summarize and explain the many cultural links between Black music before and since the birth of the hip-hop era of the 1980's.
- Outcome 3: Examine the evolution of the popular Black music style since the 1960's.
- Outcome 4: Analyze and explain the political implication of Black popular music.
- Outcome 5: Evaluate the importance that Black Popular music had on U.S. and international music.
- Outcome 6: Identify artists who were responsible for the bringing about of cutting edge changes.
- Outcome 7: Describe the relationship that music plays in effecting social change.
- Outcome 8: Analyze the rich history and the connection between musical genres and the social dynamics that gave rise to hip-hop.
- Outcome 9: Describe the significance of the vernacular of Black music.