African American Influence in Music

Multicultural Academic Student Services hosts African American Influence in Music as part of Black History Month events Monday, Feb. 5 in the Bovee University Center. Senior Bryce Robinson presented about a variety of genres, including jazz, hip hop, blues and more. He also highlighted and played songs from influential artists, such as Louis Armstrong, Aretha Franklin, Chuck Berry and others. The event aimed to show how African American music has influenced popular culture throughout history and provides a platform for resistance, political expression and creativity.