Dancehall
Dancehall is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the late 1970s. Initially dancehall was a more sparse version of reggae than the roots style, which had dominated much of the 1970s. T...
Stop Murder Music
Stop Murder Music is a campaign to oppose alleged homophobic work of certain Jamaican musicians, primarily dancehall and ragga artists such as Buju Banton, Bounty Killer and the Bobo Ashanti Rastafari...
Sound clash
A Sound clash is a musical competition where crew members from opposing sound systems pit their skills against each other. Sound clashes take place in a variety of venues, both indoors and outdoors. P...
Sleng Teng
Sleng Teng is the name given to the first fully computerized riddim in Jamaican music. The riddim, which was created by the collaboration between King Jammy and Wayne Smith, was titled "Under Mi Sleng...
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Gappy Ranks
Jacob Lee Williams (born c.1983), better known as Gappy Ranks, is a British dancehall musician of Jamaican and Dominican origin, from Harlesden, London.
Born in Harlesden to a Jamaican father and ...
Deejay (Jamaican)
Deejay (alternatively spelled DJ) is a term in Jamaican music for a reggae or dancehall musician who sings and "toasts" to an instrumental riddim.Deejays are not to be confused with disc jockeys from ...
Angel (Shaggy song)
"Angel" is a song by Jamaican reggae artist Shaggy featuring Rayvon. It was the follow-up to Shaggy's U.S. number-one hit "It Wasn't Me", released in December 2000. It was his final successful single ...
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Riddim Driven
Riddim Driven is a series of various artists compilation albums released by VP Records. Each volume of the series features tracks from multiple artists recorded over one or two reggae or dancehall ri...
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Slackness
Slackness refers to vulgarity in West Indian culture, behavior and the music. It also refers to a subgenre of dancehall music with straightforward sexual lyrics performed live or recorded. Its form an...
Ragga
Raggamuffin music, usually abbreviated as ragga, is a subgenre of dancehall music or reggae, in which the instrumentation primarily consists of electronic music. Similar to hip hop, sampling often ser...
Baby Boy (Beyoncé Knowles song)
"Baby Boy" is a song recorded by American recording artist Beyoncé, featuring Jamaican reggae singer Sean Paul. It was composed by Knowles, Paul, Scott Storch, Robert Waller and Jay-Z for her 20...
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Rich Girl (Gwen Stefani song)
"Rich Girl" is a song by American singer-songwriter Gwen Stefani, taken from her debut studio album, Love. Angel. Music. Baby. (2004). Produced by Dr. Dre, the track features rapper Eve, and is...
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Bombrush Hour
Bombrush Hour is the solo album debut from Roshaun (Bay-C) Clarke, a member of the Dancehall/Reggae fusion group T.O.K.. The album was released in 2009.
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Reggae rock
Reggae rock is a subgenre of reggae fusion that primarily uses the genres reggae, rock and ska. The term "reggae rock" has been used to categorize bands like Sublime, Sublime with Rome, Pepper, Slight...
World Clash
World Clash was an annual reggae sound system clashThe World Sound Clash was started by World Promotion in 1993, the first clash was at the Roller express in London. Bodyguard sound system was the fi...
Rabiosa
"Rabiosa" (English: "Rabid") is a song by Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira, taken from her seventh studio album Sale el Sol. It was written by Armando Pérez, Edward Bello, and Shaki...
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Hyman Wright
Hyman Wright (also known as Papa Life) is a record producer and audio engineer from Kingston, Jamaica, who has produced more than 150 reggae singles, mostly through his Brooklyn-based record label, Ja...
Reggae fusion
Reggae fusion is a fusion genre of reggae that mixes reggae or dancehall with other genres, such as pop, rock, R&B, jazz & drum and bass.In addition to characterizing fusions of reggae music w...
Riddim
Riddim is the Jamaican Patois pronunciation of the English word "rhythm," but in calypso, dancehall and reggaeton parlance it refers to the instrumental accompaniment to a song. These genres consist o...
Boom Shack-A-Lak
"Boom Shack-A-Lak" is a 1993 song by Apache Indian. The song was included on his EP Nuff Vibes. The EP gave him his biggest hit in the UK, reaching number 5 in the UK Singles Chart in 1993. It was als...