Authors

Angel Emetuche

Semester of Creation

2-1-2024

Submission Type

Article

Professor Name

Dr. Brandi Bradley

Course Number

ENGL1101

Course Title

Composition I

Description of Work

Afrobeat is known for its ability to blend various musical elements, including traditional African rhythms, jazz, funk, highlife, and more. This fusion of styles gives Afrobeat a unique and eclectic sound that appeals to a diverse audience. Music is an integral part of our everyday lives, and it comes in a diverse array of genres, each with its unique characteristics and patterns. These musical genres not only reflect distinctive styles and traditions but also cater to a wide range of tastes, emotions, various musical patterns, and elements. Afro beat is one of the major music genres popping out in the world right now. Afrobeat has gained significant popularity on the global music scene in recent years.

Description of Assignment

“The Genres of Your Home Rhetorical Analysis”: The purpose of rhetoric is to communicate a message. Students were asked to consider how they navigated in their community: where they went and what messages they absorbed? What genre was most common in their day-to-day moving throughout the world: Signs, Social Media Posts, TikTok Videos, Songs, Texts, Phone Calls, Emails, etc. They were asked to narrow that genre to a more specific category of genre: For example: Not just TikTok videos, but CleanTok videos. They were asked to pick something they encountered daily instead of what they actively sought. The goal was for students to observe something outside of their room or their phone.

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