According to Turner, Michael Jackson is credited as the King of Pop music and has had a significant influence on musicians such as Justin Timberlake and Usher. In the album, Chris Brown tries to bring essence to Michael Jackson’s classic R&B music with the new age of music that is currently in the scene. In addition, Chris Brown tries to derive personal experiences by mixing art with reality. Brown at one time said that Michael Jackson once told him to dream big and keep working. The hip hop / R&B music that is practiced by Chris Brown can be traced to the early 1900s. The blues evolved over a period of time and was mainly associated with the African Americans who were mainly slaves. Just like the ancient blues that lacked any particular musical structure and instrumental accompaniment, Chris Brown has developed a characteristic musical style that is loaded with emotional content with hardly any musical structure. According to Kallen, this form of music can be traced back to the days of William Christopher Handy who lived from 1873 to 1958. The great African American songwriter and composer is regarded as the Father of the Blues’ and is acknowledged for giving the blue music its present form. Just like Chris Brown who started his career at 16, Handy also began his illustrious musical career at a tender age of 19. Chris Brown- Hip Hop Entertainer.
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