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FYS Kvetko: Databases & Articles

Soul to HipHop

Tips for searching about music and musicians

  • Search for an Artist (James Brown, Queen Latifah, A Tribe Called Quest, Martha and the Vandellas)
  • Search for a Song or Album Title (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Straight Outta Compton, "Sitting on the Dock of the Bay")
  • Search for a Genre (Hip hop, Soul, R&B)

Music Research

These databases specialize in music (performance, criticism, theory, and research)

Social Research

These databases are great places to research society and culture

General Info

These sources are great places to start your research.

Magazines and Journals

These are selected magazines and journals on music and African American culture that we have at SSU. 


Music Magazines

African American Culture and Music Magazines

African American Studies