Jamaican Music

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Jamaican Music


BOB MARLEY( A famous Jamaican singer)

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.

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Jamaicans don't just play as celebrities. They also play for fun or for tips on beaches streets,etc. Unlike mot americans who play as celebrities.

A lot of Jamaica's culture involves music. Music brings them togther.

Fun Facts:- When radios finally affordable to the majority of jamaicans, there was a boom in the popularity of american R&B.- The island boasts( talk with pride or self- satisfaction about one's achievements) a wealth of popular genres of music such as dancehall and dub, as well as having a long history of folk music.

Works cited- 1. http://www.musicalive.com/2010-archive/#2011-20122. http://www.biography.com/people/bob-marley-9399524#related-video-gallery 3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Jamaica

Jamaican History:(wikipedia)- The music of Jamaica includes Jamaican folk music and many popular genres, such as mento, ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub music, dancehall, ska jazz, reggae fusion and related styles.- Reggae is especially popular through the international fame of Bob Marley.- Jamaican music's influence on music styles in other countries includes the practice of toasting, which was brought to New York City and evolved into rapping. Toasting is chanting over a drum beat.- British genres such as Lovers rock and jungle music are also influenced by Jamaican music.


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