Isiqhelo kunye ne-blues, eqhelekileyo isicatshulwa njenge-R & B, luhlobo lomculo odumile ovela kwimimandla yase-Afrika yase-Afrika kwi-1940s. Leli gama lalisetyenziswe ekuqaleni kwiinkampani zokurekhoda ukuchaza iirekhodi ezithengiswa kakhulu kwiidolophu zaseMerika zaseMadagasini, ngelixa "urbane, ukugubungela, umculo osekelwe e-jazz kunye nesithintelo esinzima, esicinezelayo" saye saziwa kakhulu. Ngomculo wesorhwebo kunye nomculo we-blues oqhelekileyo kwi-1950s nge-1970s, amanqaku amaninzi ayenziwe ngepiyano, enye ibini okanye iibitars ezimbini, izitya, iidubhu, enye ye-saxophones, kunye namaxesha angamazwi. Iingqungquthela ze-R & B ezivakalayo zihlala zibandakanya amava aseAfrika-Amerika entlungu kunye nokufuna inkululeko kunye novuyo, kunye nokunqoba kunye nokungaphumeleli ngokobudlelwane, uqoqosho, iinjongo. Umculo womphefumlo (odla ngokubhekiselwe nje ngomphefumlo) ngumculo owayo owayo ovela kummandla wase-Afrika waseMelika kwii-1950 kunye ne-1960 zakudala. Idibanisa izixhobo zomculo we-African-American gospel, isigqi kunye ne-blues kunye ne-jazz. Umculo womoya wathandwa ngokudansa nokuphulaphula e-United States, apho iileta zokurekhoda ezifana neMotown, iAtlantic ne-Stax zazichaphazelekayo ngexesha loMbutho wamaLungelo oLuntu. Umphefumlo waphinde waba yindumiso ehlabathini lonke, ngokuthe ngqo kwimpembelelo yomculo kunye nomculo we-Afrika.

Akukho iimveliso afunyanwa kuthelekiseka ukhetho lwakho.