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Rhythm and Blues is a musical style that originated in America. It is believed to have derived from jazz and the precursor to rock 'n roll.


Musical RootsEdit

R&B's roots can be traced to Blues & Jazz. The Blues started as chants used by slaves during the time of Slavery. Jazz influenced Blues and Jazz came out of Classical Music.

Stylistic MovementsEdit

R&B has seen various different movements. It is supposed to embrace simplicity but some of todays R&B artists such as Mariah Carey are bringing in Bling and Hippity-hop and it is taking away from the genre's purity.

Early PioneersEdit

Styles Influenced By Rhythm and BluesEdit

R&B has influenced many genres such as Rock and Roll, Pop Music, Alternative Rock and in some cases Rap.

Modern R&B StarsEdit

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