Black Music Greats: 40 Inspiring Icons

byOlivier CachinIllustratorJérôme Masi

February 5, 2019|
Black Music Greats: 40 Inspiring Icons by Olivier Cachin
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The biggest names...he coolest sounds...he 40 most inspirational movers, shakers, and innovators in black music are here! In this fun, fact-packed book from the 40 Inspiring Icons series, learn how these black musicians changed music, from the creation of blues to the invention of rap.<BR <BR Meet the Godfather of Funk, the High Priestess of Soul, and the King of Reggae. Learn how Marvin Gaye shaped the sound of Motown, how N.W.A. redefined rap, and what made the Supremes, supreme. From Robert Johnson, who recorded one of the first examples of the blues in 1936, to rap superstar Drake, whose 2012 album Views spent 13 weeks at number one on the US Billboard 200, these are the40 black artists to be listened to and learned about by all:<BR <BR Robert Johnson; Nina Simone; James Brown; Sly & the Family Stone; Miles Davis; Diana Ross & the Supremes; The Jackson 5; Marvin Gaye; Stevie Wonder; Aretha Franklin; Earth, Wind & fire; Isaac Hayes; Tina Turner; Donna Summer; Bob Marley & the Wailers; Prince; Fela Kuti; The Last Poets; Chic; The Sugarhill Gang; Run-DMC; Eric B. & rakim; Public Enemy; N.W.A.; Whitney Houston; 2Pac; The Fugees; Snoop Dogg; The Notorious B.I.G.; Erykah Badu; Jay-Z; Missy Elliott; Kanye West; Beyoncé; Pharrell Williams; Rihanna; Lil Wayne; Drake; Nicki Minaj; The Weeknd.key facts about their background,most popular songs,most iconic shows,genre-defining techniques,friends,rivals, andnicknames, along with afun, illustrated depiction of themthat calls out elements of their signature style.which will you add to your playlist?</STRONG><BR <BR Each book in the <STRONG>40 Inspiring Icons seriesintroduces readers to a fascinating non-fiction subject through its 40 most famous people or groups. Explore these other great topics through their most interesting icons:People of Peace,Super Scientists,Soccer Stars,Fantastic Footballers,Music Legends, andGreek Gods and Heroes</I>.
Jérome Masiis a freelance illustrator from France whose client includes Monocle magazine, Der Spiegel, Puma and British Airways.Olivier Cachinis an experienced French writer and TV and radio journalist, specialising in African American music and hip-hop.Olivier Cachinis an experienced French writer and TV and radio journalist, spe...
Title:Black Music Greats: 40 Inspiring Icons
Product dimensions:96 pages, 10.25 X 7.62 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 10.25 X 7.62 X 0.5 in
Published:February 5, 2019
Publisher:Wide Eyed Editions
Appropriate for ages:7
ISBN - 13:9781786034717

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