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Unformatted text preview: IAH 208 14:40 What is Global Pop? i. Aka. world music ii. Forces behind global pop music Tech and meditation How does pop become pop Urbanization- pop music as an urban form, is it popular because people listen to it? Or do people listen to it because its popular? Politics- colonialism and westernization iii. pop music and globalization glocal- global and local cultures African Pop i. Understanding Africa ii. What does it sound like? iii. Major Pop Center Nigeria Ghana Congo NW Africa Southern Africa West Africa- i. Nigeria juju- each part of music builds on the other part, talking drum fuji- Islamic praise- percussion- glocal afrobeat- Fela Kuti (musician) ii. Ghana highlife- celebratory music iii. Mande pop- French speakers the griot tradition-usually a male who is a combo of a musician, story teller, historian, ansectoral historian, he is connected to a king or a person of a higher power and he...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course IAH 208 taught by Professor Bonge during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08