“Independent album” and “Indie music” redirect here. For the Billboard record chart, see Independent Albums.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hop or rap music, is a music genre formed in the United States in the 1970s.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Rock music is a genre of popular music that originated as “rock and roll” in the United States in the 1950s.
Pop music is a musical genre and the most consistent part of music appropriate mass culture throughout the twentieth century , continuing until today.