From Motown to Hip Hop


Maturing in the City of Detroit throughout the early sixties was an unforgettable era for music. It was a period of time whereby the distinct sounding documents of Motown were being played and also heard throughout the streets, bars, houseparty as well as radio stations all over. It was common to have the emotional R as well as B records playing on the jukeboxes while folks were dancing in the streets or singing in the barber stores and beauty salon to the love songs that ultimately astounded the hearts of millions of individuals throughout the globe. Songs cds and rap music were declined throughout that duration, it was all about the vinyl records and rhythm as well as blues heart.

The tracks that were created by Motown songwriters during the 60’s & 70’s had so much meaning. They were songs that mentioned true love, current occasions and the distress as well as pains of life experiences. Oh yes, Motown had it taking place! Their music ended up being global music. Many of the soulful songs crossed over into other markets such as pop, jazz, blues, etc. But just like George Benson stated in one of his recordings “Whatever Must Change”, as well as certainly, he was right concerning the music.

After offering many years service as well as terrific music to the City of Detroit, Motown vacated as well as Rap/Hip Hop moved in. Rather than listening to somebody vocal singing My Infant Loves Me or My Lady, you started to hear new sounding verses of road experience expressed in rhythms with the mouth, upper body, hands as well as feet because of this had never ever been heard prior to.

This new noise called Rap developed in the very early 80’s as well as took off as a skies rocket in the late 90’s as well as New Centuries as Hip Hop/Rap. Also today Rap/Hip Jump music is still a multi billion dollar category. Numerous cds, video clips as well as dvd’s are sold every year in the Hip Jump genre of songs. As well as there is no sign that Hip Hop will be decreasing or taking a rear seats to anyone anytime quickly.

So what happened to the Motown noise … did it die out? No! The Motown sound will certainly never die out. It will always play a considerable component in the hearts of millions that embraced it’s audio back in the very early 60’s, as well as remained to pass that audio on their children throughout the 70’s, 80’s

as well as 90’s.

Sometimes you just need to move over and also allow the newcomers have a kip down revealing their musical skills, tracks and also concepts. That’s what Motown did … relocated over-not out. And also now the Hip Hop musicians are not the new arrivals anymore, for they have taken their placement to share themselves musically, just like the rhythm and blues musicians took their placement to reveal themselves in the Motown era.

That’s just how we have actually gone from Motown to Hip Jump!