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Old 06-19-2017, 09:10 PM
monstro monstro is offline
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Originally Posted by jtur88 View Post

Did African Americans not come originally from a place where the jungle predominates as a bioform, and bring their cultural musical styling with them from said provenance? And voluntarily choose to associate themselves with that musical genre through the present era?
As an African American, I can tell you that I've never in my life set foot in a "jungle".

Jazz did not originate in a jungle.
Neither did gospel, blues, soul, rock and roll, or hip hop.

Not unless we're talking about a jungle made out of concrete.