When did Spanish music originate?

Answer What is commonly referred to as "Spanish" music--polyphonic singing and ornate acoustic guitar, for example--began during the 16th century. This time, called the Reconquista, or reconquest, was a t... Read More »

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When did rap music originate?

Rap music, also known as hip-hop, originated in The Bronx in New York City during the 1970s. DJ Kool Herc isolated drum breaks in funk and soul records, over which MCs started to rap.Source:"Can't ... Read More »

How did r&b music originate?

Rhythm and Blues--R&B--music got its start in the 1940s. By the 1950s R&B music was beginning to crossover onto pop radio. R&B music ushered in the era of rock 'n' roll and was an influence on earl... Read More »

In what Spanish-speaking country did chocolate originate?

The first cultures known to make chocolate were those of what is Mexico today. Ground cacao seeds mixed with spices like chili pepper was a traditional and bitter Aztec and Mayan beverage. Spanish ... Read More »

How did reggaeton music originate?

Reggaeton, which garnered major attention in Latin America in the 1990s, is a type of Spanish rap that consists of traditional Jamaican reggae music, with influences of dance hall music, North Amer... Read More »