African-American music :
- n music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses
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- Natalie Cole Takes Her Own Turn 'En Español'
The great Nat King Cole had many firsts. He was the first African-American musician to have his own show — on network radio, then television. He was also one of the first, if not the first American artist to record an album in Spanish: Cole Español . It was a huge, rather unexpected hit in l958, when Latin American music was still relatively unknown in the U.S.
June 22, 2013 - KERA North Texas