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  • Q1

    It is a term used to describe the fusion of West African with Black American music


  • Q2

    It is a popular music style from Nigeria that relies on the traditional Yoruba rhythms. A drum kit, keyboard, pedal steel guitar, and accordion are used along with the traditional dun-dun (talking drum or squeeze drum).


  • Q3

    It is a music style that begun in Zaire in the late 1980s popularized by Kanda Bongo Man. In this dance style, the hips move back and forth while the arms move following the hips.

    Kwassa Kwassa

  • Q4

    - It is a hard and fast percussive Zimbabwean dance music played on drums with guitar accompaniment influenced by mbira-based guitar styles.


  • Q5

    It is a popular form of South African music featuring a lively and uninhibited variation of the jitterbug, a form of swing dance.


  • Q6

    It is a popular musical genre from Salvador, Bahia, and Brazil. It fuses the Afro-Caribbean styles of marcha, reggae, and calypso.


  • Q7

    It is a musical genre from Nigeria in the Yoruba tribal style to wake up the worshippers after fasting during the Muslim holy feast of Ramadan


  • Q8

    It is a South African three-chord township music of the 1930s-1960s which evolved into African Jazz. It is characterized by simple chords in varying vamping patterns and repetitive harmony over an extended period


  • Q9

    music is mainly functional in nature which is used primarily in ceremonial rites, such as birth, death, marriage, succession, worship, and spirit invocations. Others are work related or social in nature, while many traditional societies view their music as a form of entertainment.

    traditional african music

  • Q10

    It is the combination of strong rhythms of African percussion instruments and Portuguese melodies. This form of music is being paraded along the streets by up to 100 participants.


  • Q11

    It is one of the most widely performed musical forms of the late 19th century. The melodies of blues are expressive and soulful. The slaves and their descendants used to sing these as they work in the fields.


  • Q12

    It is a popular music genre of the 1950s and 1960s which originated in the African-American community throughout the United States. It combines elements of African-American gospel music, rhythm and blues, and often jazz.


  • Q13

    It originated in the Unites States and created by African-American slaves. It is also known as “Negro Spiritual”. It became a means of imparting Christian values and a way of venting their hardships as slaves.


  • Q14

    It is likened to a question and answer sequence in human communication. The slaves used to sing these songs while simultaneously doing all their tasks in a day.

    Call and Response

  • Q15

    Sound is produced by the body of the instrument vibrating.



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