Reggae genres
There are several subgenres of reggae music.
The "early reggae" era can be traced as starting in roughly 1968. The influence of funk music from American record labels such as Stax began to permeat...
Reggae genres - Wikipedia
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...
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...
Lovers rock
Lovers rock is a style of reggae music noted for its romantic sound and content. While love songs had been an important part of reggae since the late 1960s, the style was given a greater focus and a n...
Lovers rock - Wikipedia
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...
Samba reggae
Samba-reggae is a music genre from Bahia, Brazil. Samba-reggae, as its name suggests, was originally derived as a blend of Brazilian samba with Jamaican reggae as typified by Bob Marley.
Samba-reg...
Seggae
Seggae is a fusion genre of sega, the traditional music of the Mascarene Islands, and reggae. Seggae is one of the most popular music genres in Mauritius.
It was invented in the mid 1980s by the M...
Reggae en Español
Reggae en Español (in English, Spanish Reggae) is reggae and dancehall music recorded in the Spanish language by artists of Latin American origin. It originated in the mid-1970s in Panama and further ...
Sunshine Reggae
Sunshine reggae is a subgenre which is said to bring the "tropical vibes". It is mostly played with a positive or cheerful attitude. This music is played around tropical hotels and resorts.
The te...
Alternative reggaeton
Alternative reggaeton is a subgenre of reggaeton that emerged from the hip hop movement as a reaction to its repetitive and monotone dembow rhythm, and the predominant stereotypical gangsta content th...
Alternative reggaeton - Wikipedia
Dub poetry
Dub poetry is a form of performance poetry of West Indian origin, which evolved out of dub music consisting of spoken word over reggae rhythms in Jamaica in the 1970s.Unlike dee jaying (also known as ...
List of lovers rock artists
This is a list of lovers rock artists. This includes artists who have either been very important to the genre, or have had a considerable amount of exposure (such as in the case of one that has been o...
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...
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...
Roots reggae
Roots reggae is a subgenre of reggae that deals with the everyday lives and aspirations of the artists concerned, including the spiritual side of Rastafari and the honoring of God, called Jah by Rasta...
Dub Incorporation
Dub Incorporation (since 2006 just Dub Inc) is a reggae band from Saint-Étienne, France together since 1997. They combine a range of styles, including dancehall, dub, ska and rap. Their music is also ...
Dub Incorporation - Wikipedia
The Alliance (dancehall)
The Alliance is a group of Dancehall deejays. Founded by Bounty Killer the Alliance includes long-time collaborators like Angel Doolas, and protégés like Elephant Man. Because of their high profile, s...
Pacific reggae
Pacific reggae is a style of reggae music found in the Pacific. This style is found in Polynesia (including New Zealand and Hawaii), and Melanesia (including Papua New Guinea). Within this genre the...
Ragga hip hop
Ragga hip hop is a fusion-genre that blends ragga and hip hop music.