Jazz pianist and composer Lyle David Mays was an American artist best known as co-founder of the Pat Metheny Group. Together Metheny and Mays composed and arranged nearly all of the group’s music, earning the jazz fusion group eleven Grammy Awards.
Music has come a long way from where it started in the late 1800s, Thomas Edison invented the phonograph round August 12, 1877. It was stated that during his research he gave birth to the sound processing devices called gramophones. From then to fast forwarding to now things change from equipment, genres of music, and […]
Aftobeat has now found it way to our every day playlistsfrom Africa. Loaded with bass percussion, the most melodic vocals, there is no way your body doesn’t dance as soon as an AfroBeat song plays.
Learn about Tupac’s influences that date back to the Harlem Renaissance and his influence on modern Hip-Hop music.
Goldlink pushes the boundaries of hip-hip while channeling his DC roots with the Diaspora album.
Joao Gilberto was the musical innovator who defined the music style of Bossa Nova for the world.
Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio, known professionally as Bad Bunny, was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. While studying at the University of Puerto Rico, he worked as bagger in a supermarket. He was also gaining popularity as a Latin trap and reggaeton singer on the music platform Sound Cloud, and was signed to a record […]
Juan Atkins is known in the Detroit underground scene as the “Originator” of Techno and is even responsible for coining the term. Very few people in the US, or even Detroit, actually know the term “Techno” was coined by Juan Atkins a DJ/producer who used it to describe this form of music as a youth growing up in Detroit.