Song of the Day!
Empire State of Mind is the most recent of all of the songs we have listened to this week. It was released in 2009 but has been used in many TV programmes and films over the years. It is very likely you’ve heard it before. The song is performed by two very famous American artists: Jay Z and Alicia Keys. This is the only song this week that doesn’t fit into one genre. Jay Z represents one genre, while Alicia Keys makes music that crosses a number of genres.
- Which genre do you think this song belongs to?
- From what you have already learned, can you think of which state (or maybe even city) this genre of music is associated with?
GENRE: Rap/Hip Hop
CITY/STATE: New York City, New York