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Help Protect and Preserve Black Music History

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Welcome to the crowdfunding campaign for our powerful documentary series, “Its Bigger than Hip Hop, the Black American Music Family Tree: Honoring the Legacy of Black American Music." We are thrilled to embark on this journey to celebrate the profound impact of Black music on society. and pay tribute to the unsung heroes who shaped its history. Join us as we uncover the rich tapestry of Black musical innovation, resilience, and cultural significance.

The Story:

“Its Bigger Than Hip Hop" is not just a documentary; it's a heartfelt ode to the influential artists, musicians, and visionaries who have shaped the world through their exceptional talent and creativity. From the roots of Black American rhythms and spirituals to the explosion of jazz, blues, gospel, R&B, hip-hop, and beyond. This film will trace the evolution of Black music, the instruments and dances created by Black Americans, and how Black culture created during Jim Crow evolved into Hip Hop music and culture.

Our documentary series will feature captivating interviews with legendary artists, historians, and contemporary musicians who will share their personal experiences and insights into the enduring legacy of Black music. Through rare archival footage, live performances, and in-depth storytelling, we aim to present a comprehensive narrative that will educate, inspire, and ignite a passion for preserving this invaluable heritage.

Why Your Support Matters:

“Its Bigger than Hip Hop the Black American Music Family Tree" is not just a documentary; it's a movement to preserve and celebrate the diverse tapestry of Black musical history for generations to come.
Your support will enable us to:

Document Historical Significance: Funds raised will go towards meticulous research and documentation of historical events, artists, and pivotal moments that have shaped Black music throughout history.

High-Quality Production: Your contributions will help us employ experienced filmmakers, audio engineers, and visual artists to ensure the documentary's production values match the importance of its subject matter.

Licensing and Archival Footage: To paint a complete picture, we need to obtain licenses for rare and historic footage, interviews, and musical performances, which can be costly but essential to our documentary's authenticity.

Outreach and Promotion: By reaching a broader audience, we can inspire a wider conversation about the cultural impact of Black music, leading to increased awareness and appreciation.

Together, We Will Elevate Black Music History:

Your involvement in this crowdfunding campaign is more than just financial support; it's an opportunity to be part of a movement that aims to preserve and celebrate the legacy of Black music. By contributing, you become a driving force in telling these stories, inspiring future generations, and fostering a deeper understanding of the profound impact of Black musicians on the world.

Together, we can highlight the world wide cultural contributions to music and culture.

By supporting “Its Bigger than Hip Hop the Black American Music Family Tree" you're not just backing a documentary; you're making a profound statement about the importance of honoring and celebrating Black culture and its monumental impact on the world of music.

Join us in this harmonious voyage of discovery and pay homage to the soulful sounds that have shaped generations of music lovers. Together, let's ensure that the stories of these extraordinary Black artists are told, cherished, and remembered for eternity.

Thank you for being a part of our mission to preserve and elevate Black music history with. Your contribution will resonate far beyond this campaign, leaving a lasting legacy of respect, recognition, and reverence for the voices that have enriched our lives through music.


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Dwann Brown
Gardena, CA

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