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SoundCloud vs Spotify – What’s the Difference? (2022)

SoundCloud vs Spotify – What’s the Difference? (2022)

Spotify shines with its large database, handy features, and user-friendly interface. It mainly focuses on mainstream and popular music with superb sound quality. On the other hand, Soundcloud focuses more on independent music and offers a platform where everyone can upload and share their music. Soundcloud and ...

Who Is The Queen Of Rap?

Who Is The Queen Of Rap?

Many different female rappers were considered Queens Of Rap throughout music history. They won the honorable name through their fame and countless rap songs, influencing numerous rappers. Today, Nicki Minaj is considered the Queen Of Rap with her high stardom in the 2000s. Who Is Currently The Queen Of Rap? ...

The 10 Best iTunes Alternatives For Windows (2022)

The 10 Best iTunes Alternatives For Windows (2022)

iTunes is still available for Windows, but has been discontinued for Mac. That said, if you're using a Windows machine you might still want to look into plenty of great iTunes alternatives such as Spotify, Groove Music, MusicBee, and more. I will cover a variety of different iTunes alternatives on this list, so ...

The 7 Best HDMI Audio Extractors (2022)

The 7 Best HDMI Audio Extractors (2022)

HDMI audio extractors work by extracting the audio signal from an HDMI input and passing it on to a sound system. The video portion of the signal can sometimes also be extracted, though this is usually passed on to the TV. Extracting audio in this way not only lets you enjoy high-resolution sound in all its ...

The Origins and History of Rock Music

The Origins and History of Rock Music

Rock music was influenced by various African-American music genres in the late 1940s to early 1950s period, including gospel, rhythm and blues, country, jump blues, and jazz, in addition to boogie-woogie. And while the term “Rock ‘n’ Roll” wasn’t coined till the early 1950s, some traces of the genre could be heard ...

Does Rap Stand For Rhythm And Poetry?

Does Rap Stand For Rhythm And Poetry?

Rap stands as an acronym for Rhythm And Poetry. The word ‘rap’ actually means striking a hard surface with a series of rapid audible blows to get attention. While Rhythm And Poetry is a good description, the word comes from “rapping,” of quick, loud blows. The first time the verb “rapping” was used for talking or ...

What Is The Difference Between Hip Hop And Rap?

What Is The Difference Between Hip Hop And Rap?

Hip-hop started from an urban African-American subculture and consists of four major elements; DJing, graffiti, MCing, and dancing. Rap is a popular form of music born in Hip-Hop culture. Rap is a method of expression in the Hip-Hop subculture. In the hip-hop culture, there is a very cliche saying: “Rap is ...

12 Types of Classical Music

12 Types of Classical Music

Music of the European tradition written using an established form is known as ‘classical’ music. The conventions often include parameters of not just pitch and musical key, but also dynamics, tempo, and mood. Listening to classical music has multiple positive effects on the brain. Not only is it incredibly ...

20 Famous Artists with Tinnitus

20 Famous Artists with Tinnitus

People with tinnitus experience an internal ringing noise in one or both ears. The condition can be caused by a circulatory-system problem, injury, constant exposure to loud noises, or simply develop throughout the years. Tinnitus is quite common and it's estimated that 15% of the US population experience it in some ...

20 Types of Blues Music You Should Know About

20 Types of Blues Music You Should Know About

Blues music originated in the Southern states of the United States of America in the mid-1800s. It was derived from hymns, chants, field hollers, and work songs of formerly enslaved African-Americans.  The genre is identifiable by its use of certain notes, scales, and chord progressions. The 12-bar blues ...

24 Types of Rap and Hip-Hop Music

24 Types of Rap and Hip-Hop Music

Rap and Hip-Hop are more than genres but lifestyles for most, as they have their unique subcultures. Since its birth around 40 years ago, rap and hip-hop have separated into many different branches, giving birth to more than 20 sub-genres from underground New York hip-hop to UK Drill. Today, all these sub-genres ...

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