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Do You Know that Jamaican Reggae is a Versatile Music with Different Genres (Part 2)?

Do You Know that Jamaican Reggae is a Versatile Music with Different Genres (Part 2)?

Jamaican music is known worldwide but many people are unaware of just how much this tiny island has contributed to the industry, and not just Reggae. Certain hit songs released by international artists such as Rihanna and Justin Bieber fall within the genre of Jamaican reggae/dancehall music, a sign of how our music has become mainstream. Reggae and dancehall are the most recognized genres that originated in Jamaica, however the country’s influence extends much further.

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Do You Know that Jamaican Reggae is a Versatile Music with Different Genres? (Part 1)

Do You Know that Jamaican Reggae is a Versatile Music with Different Genres? (Part 1)

Jamaican music is known worldwide but many people are unaware of just how much this tiny island has contributed to the industry, and not just Reggae. Certain hit songs released by international artists such as Rihanna and Justin Bieber fall within the genre of Jamaican reggae/dancehall music, a sign of how our music has become mainstream. Reggae and dancehall are...


THE TOP 7 REGGAE SONGS FROM THE YEARS 1962 - 2017

THE TOP 7 REGGAE SONGS FROM THE YEARS 1962 - 2017

Jamaica gained independence in 1962 and about that time reggae music emerged. Reggae music has influenced the world and even started a few other genres of music.

This top 7 reggae song list was taken from a top 100 list compiled by...


15 Historical Facts About Jamaican Reggae Music

15 Historical Facts About Jamaican Reggae Music

Reggae music originated in Jamaica and has grown into a world-wide sensation. It reflects a fusion of different musical periods and types such as ska, rocksteady, mento, and jazz. Reggae can be spiritual, political, militant, hopeful and even romantic. Reggae’s presence can still be felt today, influencing genres such as punk, hip hop and rock through artists such as Eric Clapton, Sean Paul, Rihanna, Protoje and Chronixx.