Black Music Month

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Black Music Month

Whether it’s your preferred kind of music or you just want to learn a little more about the different aspects of a certain colour, this quiz should help you boost your knowledge on the various types of music produced or inspired by black people over the years. How much do you know?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This R&B legend was killed by his father over a dispute about money.
    • A. 

      Johnny Taylor

    • B. 

      Marvin Gaye

    • C. 

      Sam Cooke

    • D. 

      Otis Redding

  • 2. 
    Singer/songwriter Lionel Richie once led this R&B group.
    • A. 

      The Whispers

    • B. 

      The Temptations

    • C. 

      The Commodores

    • D. 

      The Stylistics

  • 3. 
    Lawrence Parker, whose entertainment name is __________, has been called one of the pioneers of Rap/Hip-Hop.
    • A. 

      KRS-One

    • B. 

      Jam Master Jay

    • C. 

      LL Cool J

    • D. 

      Warren G

  • 4. 
    Name the inspirational gospel singer who performed at John F. Kennedy's 1961 inauguration.
    • A. 

      Lena Horne

    • B. 

      Mahalia Jackson

    • C. 

      Shirley Ceasar

    • D. 

      Betty Wright

  • 5. 
    What type of music does musician/singer Charlie Pride sing?
    • A. 

      Rap/ Hip-Hop

    • B. 

      R&B

    • C. 

      Reggae

    • D. 

      Country/Western

  • 6. 
    This soulful singer's real name is Patricia Louise Holt.
    • A. 

      Roberta Flack

    • B. 

      Nicole Mullen

    • C. 

      Toni Braxton

    • D. 

      Patti LaBelle

  • 7. 
    Jeffery Osborne was a member of this group.
    • A. 

      Earth, Wind, and Fire

    • B. 

      Atlantic Starr

    • C. 

      The Manhattans

    • D. 

      L.T.D.

  • 8. 
    What rappers real name is Clifford Harris.
    • A. 

      Ludacris

    • B. 

      Chingy

    • C. 

      T.I.

    • D. 

      2 Chainz

  • 9. 
    What was the only group to ever record and collaborate with both Tupac and Biggie?
    • A. 

      Dogg Pound

    • B. 

      Bone Thugs N Harmony

    • C. 

      Wu Tang Clan

    • D. 

      Master P

  • 10. 
    How many albums has Mary J. Blige released?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      11