Rock and roll is a genre of popular music that originated from Great Britain and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s.
Rock music originated in the United States as rock and roll in the 1950s and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later. (Particularly in Great Britain)
Musically, rock has centered in the electric guitar ,bass guitar and bass drums.rock music has been associated with changes in social attitudes such as race, and drug abuse.
In 2013 rock music was considered the most popular genre of music in the U.S.
Rock n roll music has influenced many different areas of popular culture (urban cities) but mostly in the 1950s. American rock and roll music dominated many areas of the world but became popular in the British pop music scene.
The roots of rock and roll lay in African American BLUES and GOSPEL. As the Great Migration brought many African Americans to the cities of the north, the sounds of RHYTHM AND BLUES attracted suburban teens. Due to segregation and racist attitudes, however, none of the greatest artists of the genre could get much airplay.