Music related to the Harlem Renaissance because everyone at this time needed something to lift them up. Many songs at this period were based on a soulful sound something that African Americans possessed.
It was in the early 1900's-1930's in Harlem New York. Many African American people were converging on the cities from different parts of the south after the civil war and a great mix ended up in the Harlem area bringing with them a unique mixture of culture. In this ear they were big on Jazz. Resulting in African American musicians to become known such as Billie Holiday.
Era Of Music there were those whites interested in so-called “primitive” cultures, as many whites viewed black American culture at that time.