Why is Music so important to African culture?

Research Question: Why is music so important to African culture?

Thesis:  Music is one of the most important things to African people because it’s performed at ceremonies and other celebrations, they incorporate lots of material and add unique touches to their instruments, they use all of these thing to grow and bring there community together.

  • Topic Sentence #1: Celebrating for Africans are very important to them
  • Topic Sentence #2: Africans make all of their own instruments from all of the natural resources around them.
  • Topic Sentence #3: Music helps Africans come together with their community’s.

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