How well do you know your music?

Music is steeped in influential bands, songs, and albums. This is a general quiz of the history of classic rock and hip hop. If you don't know all the answers to the questions, hopefully you can learn something.

So, you want to give it a try? You are about to enter a world of pretty much useless facts and history of the rock/hip hop genres of music. Good luck!

Created by: Christina

  1. While Detroit was mainly known for Motown, it was also a popular rock birthplace. What Ann Arbor garage rocker got his start there?
  2. In what year did LL Cool J release his first single?
  3. Seven of their 10 albums reached the top 20 on US album charts...
  4. The "Best Rap Album" category was introduced to the Grammy's in what year?
  5. Which band, starting in 1965, released nearly two dozen albums in 38 years?
  6. Which artist has won three grammy's for Best Rap Album?
  7. The name Pink Floyd came from...
  8. Some say that as early as 1948, the groundwork for rap/hip hop was being laid by a man known as the 'man with a million friends.' Who was this man?
  9. What rock band got their name from an Aldous Huxley novel?
  10. According to Rolling Stone, Nirvana's "Nevermind" ranked what number on their 500 greatest albums list?
  11. "If they're calling my music 'noise,' if they're saying that I'm really getting out of character being a black person in America, then fine -- I'm bringing more noise." Who said this?

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Quiz topic: How well do I know my music?