Hey, that is Lori Lakin Hutcherson, founder and editor in chief of goodblacknews.org, right here to share with you a every day drop of Good Black Information for Tuesday, April twenty sixth, 2022, primarily based on the “A 12 months of Good Black Information Web page-A-Day Calendar” printed by Workman Publishing.
It’s within the class we name “Lemme Break It Down,” the place we discover the origins and meanings of phrases and phrases rooted within the Black Lexicon and Black tradition. Right this moment’s phrase is one other one in honor of #JazzAppreciationMonth… “Bop.”
[Excerpt from “Be-Bop” by Dizzy Gillespie]
“Bop” is a slang time period most presently used to imply a extremely good track, however initially used to reference the jazz style “bebop,” “rebop” or “arduous bop.” Invented within the Forties and ‘50s by musicians like Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Charl
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