Blanco Brown Fuses Country & Rap to Create Trailer Trap Music

Blanco Brown Fuses Country & Rap to Create Trailer Trap Music

Crafting The Sound Meshing the sounds of country and hip hop, Blanco Brown’s affectionately coined “Trailer Trap” is now apart of America’s soundtrack. The sound draws from his influences including Outkast and Johnny Cash. Brown has been named as one of Billboard’s “7...
Lizzo’s Musical Tapestry with Various Genres

Lizzo’s Musical Tapestry with Various Genres

Music artists use their art to express a spectrum of emotions and singer/ rapper Lizzo is no different. She is taking a multitude of genres to get her point across as she weaves her musical tapestry into America’s soundtrack. Her message is one of self-worth, body...
A Look at How Black Music Month Started

A Look at How Black Music Month Started

African Americans have weaved together musical tapestries from various genres as a contribution to America’s soundtrack. This month, the National Museum of African American Music joins the rest of the country in celebrating Black Music Month. Since the end of the 70s,...
The State of Black Music

The State of Black Music

As we celebrate Black Music Month, NMAAM is reflecting on the past year in music. The state of Black music remains robust and continues to grow stronger. Its reach is larger than ever, spanning platforms, countries and genres. After overtaking rock as the most-played...