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By, Songplates Jan 28, 2022

Interesting Music Genres for you


Some music genres are more popular than others. And for you, I have gathered four music albums each for six music genres. When you listen to any of the albums, for the first time or one of the many times, I hope it resonates with you. 

Music Albums by Genres

Hip-Hop Music Albums

Hip-Hop is a culture as much as it is a genre of music. It was created by African-Americans, Latino-Americans, and Caribbean-Americans in New York City. The music albums below are for you to get into the Hip-Hop culture if you are not already a part of it.

  • J-Cole - The Off Season
  • Megan Thee Stallion - Good News
  • Travis Scott - Utopia
  • The Weeknd - After Hours


From Pop Music Artists

Pop music, though used interchangeably for popular music, originated from the UK and US in the mid-50s. It is associated with music that is more commercial, ephemeral, and accessible. These qualities mean that you probably know the albums below. If you don't, dig into them and if you have, fall in love with the sound again.

  • Ariana Grande - Positions
  • Taylor Swift - Folklore
  • Miley Cyrus - Plastic Hearts
  • Dua Lipa - Future Nostalgia


Rhythm & Blues (R&B) Music Albums You Will Love

Popularly called R&B/R'n'B, this music genre came from African-American communities in the 1940s. It is used to express the African-American experience of pain and the quest for freedom and joy. Through the lyrics, music artists take their audience on a journey. These albums below are great representations of the music genre. 

  • Jorja Smith - Be Right Back
  • Lucky Daye - Table for Two
  • Kosine - Truth Serum
  • Joyce Wrice - Overgrown


Listen to these Jazz Music Albums

This music genre, Jazz, is a blend of African and European music sensibilities. It originated in the United States from African-American communities. It is rooted in blues and ragtime. Music artists who sing Jazz, pay attention to the fusion of different cultures in their sounds. The music albums below are a pathway to reveling in the awesomeness of Jazz music.

  • Roxana Amed - Ontology
  • Graham Costello - Second Lives
  • Julian Lage - Squint
  • Dara Tucker - Dreams of Waking: Music For A Better World 


Rock Music Artists Has Something for You

Originated in the early 1940s and 50 from the United States of America as 'Rock and Roll'. It has since developed into a wide range of different styles. It draws strongly from electric blues and folk music and is influenced by Jazz, Classical, and other music genres. These are some of the music albums from rock music artists you will find resonating.

  • Architects - For Those That Wish to Exist
  • Asphyx - Necroceros
  • Foo Fighter - Medicine at Midnight
  • Citizen - Life in Your Glass World


Country Music Albums for You

This music genre originated with various genres - blues, old-time music, and several American folk musics. Its many subgenres - Alternative Country, Bakersfield Sound, Bluegrass, Bro Country, Jug Band, Close Harmony, and lots more - lets you get different flavors from the same source. Enjoy some of the music albums from Country music artists. 

  • Briana Dinsdale - Beginnings
  • Brett Kissel - What is Life?
  • Alyssa Trahan - Baby Blues & Stilettos
  • Ian Fisher - American Standards


I hope these albums help you in all of the ways they can. And you should check out Songplates for  everything music-related. 

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