Tag Archives: Black Music

Gullah/Geechee Nation’s Black Music Month on Historic St. Helena Island Launches with the Sea Island Sounds Celebration

June is “Black Music Month.” This annual celebration in the Gullah/Geechee Nation will begin at the St. Helena Island Community Market with the “Sea Island Sounds Celebration” on Saturday, June 3, 2017 featuring songstresses, Mahoganee and GwenYvette. Both of these dynamic singers will be releasing new songs and the audience at the celebration will be the first to hear them at the Dr. Martin Luther King Park on historic St. Helena Island on that day. The event begins at 10 am and ends at 3 pm.

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#GullahGeechee Songstress GwenYvette is SC Female Artists of the Year!

Congratulations goes out to St. Helena Island’s Gullah/Geechee songstress, GwenYvette. She has just received the SC Female Artist of the Year Award!

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Jeff Floyd Speaks of the Origins of Southern Soul Blues Music on Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) interviewed Gullah/Geechee southern soul artist, Jeff Floyd on “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” as part of the online celebration of “Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Awareness Month.”

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9 Days of Mourning in the Gullah/Geechee Nation: The Songs Return

Emanuel 9, trust me, we sing these songs and we know your souls are clapping and shouting with us because these songs have brought us a mighty long way. So, for you, I sing another song today after nine days of mourning.

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Yeddi “Cum Een” by Queen Quet & De Gullah Cunneckshun

Yeddi de histo-musical presentation CD, “Cum Een” by Queen Quet & De Gullah Cunneckhun!

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Lift Every Gullah/Geechee Voice and Sing! Ourstory and the Black National Anthem

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) As many stand proudly and sing the “Black National Anthem” (formerly “The Negro National Anthem”) from hymn books and printed papers at events across America, there are few that can tell you the name of who penned this song.   There are less than that who …

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Gullah/Geechee TV Takes us to the “Soul Food Festival!”

Tune een an jayn we fa a “Black Music Month” paatee!  Gwine ta de “Soul Food Festival” wid GGTV!

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Queen Quet Presents “A Gullah/Geechee Journey Through Black Music”

Tune in to 133rd Episode of “Gullah/Geechee TV Nayshun Nyews with Queen Quet” as Queen Quet presents “A Gullah/Geechee Journey Through Black Music.” Disya da TV fa we! Tune een ta GGTV!

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Black Music Celebration Continues in the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

As “Black Music Month” draws to a close in the United States, the Gullah/Geechee Nation keeps the celebration of the roots of “Black music” going not only through the broadcast on “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” (www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee) which chronicle the historic musical connections in the Gullah/Geechee Nation from the spirituals to the National Black Anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Sing” to …

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Juneteenth Jubilee wid de Gullah/Geechee

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) As we celebrated 150 years since the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, it is an interesting time to reflect on the songs that were sung leading up to this day of Jubilee and shoutin cuz hunnuh free!  Just as the sound of songs …

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