How can we describe the music of Yemi Alade?

In this lesson, we will study the music of African artist Yemi Alade. We will also learn where she is from, and why we are studying her music.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does 'Mede brebre masi ta' mean?

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Q2.What would western musicians say the time signature of Mede brebre masi ta was?

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Q3.Is this song strictly 'a cappella'?

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Q4.What is a polyrhythm?

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Q5.What is a cyclic rhythm?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does 'Mede brebre masi ta' mean?

1/5

Q2.What would western musicians say the time signature of Mede brebre masi ta was?

2/5

Q3.Is this song strictly 'a cappella'?

3/5

Q4.What is a polyrhythm?

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Q5.What is a cyclic rhythm?

5/5

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Afrobeats and the music of Yemi Alade

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Q1.How can we describe fusion music?

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Q2.What two genres does 'Old Town Road X' fuse?

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Q3.Who developed the Afrobeat genre?

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Q4.What is the difference between afrobeat and afrobeats?

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Q5.How can we compose our own fusion songs?

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Afrobeats and the music of Yemi Alade

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.How can we describe fusion music?

1/5

Q2.What two genres does 'Old Town Road X' fuse?

2/5

Q3.Who developed the Afrobeat genre?

3/5

Q4.What is the difference between afrobeat and afrobeats?

4/5

Q5.How can we compose our own fusion songs?

5/5

Lesson summary: How can we describe the music of Yemi Alade?

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