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Definitions and Synonyms of african-american music | Another word for african-american music | What is african-american music?

Definition 1: music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for african-american music in the sense of this definition

(african-american music is a kind of ...) an expressive style of music

(... is a kind of african-american music ) a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholy sound from repeated use of blue notes

(... is a kind of african-american music ) a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s

"soul was politically significant during the Civil Rights movement"

(... is a kind of african-american music ) genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged

(... is a kind of african-american music ) a combination of blues and jazz that was developed in the United States by Black musicians; an important precursor of rock 'n' roll

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