Internationally popular style dominated by melodic bass and spare drums. Originally from Jamaica where it was associated with the politics of the poor and the Rastafari religion. Evolved from older styles, ska and rock steady. Has since evolved into related styles such as dub and raga muffin.
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[n] - popular music originating in the West Indies
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noun popular music originating in the West Indies; repetitive bass riffs and regular chords played on the off beat by a guitar
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style of popular music that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s and quickly emerged as the country`s dominant music. By the 1970s it had become ... [6 related articles]
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Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. While sometimes used in a broader sense to refer to most types of Jamaican music, the term reggae more properly denotes a particular music style that originated following on the development of ska and rocksteady. Reggae is most e...
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reggae, Jamaican popular music that developed in the 1960s among Kingston's poor blacks, drawing on American “soul” music and traditional African and Jamaican folk music and ska (a Jamaican and British dance-hall music). Many of its highly political songs proclaim the tenets of the Rasta...
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Major form of West Indian popular music of the 1970s and 1980s, characterized by a heavily accented offbeat and a thick bass line. The lyrics often refer to Rastafarianism. Musicians include Bob Marley, Lee `Scratch` Perry (performer and producer), and the group Black Uhuru. Reggae is also popular i...
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a Jamaican style of popular music that features a strong, syncopated bassline, accompaniment with an undistorted electric guitar or Fender Rhodes on the offbeats, and chanted vocals.
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1) A music style 2) Bob marley's genre 3) Bob marley's music 4) Bob marley's music genre 5) Caribbean music 6) Grammy category 7) Jamaican export 8) Jamaican music 9) Marley's music 10) Music for which peter tosh is famous 11)
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