Dancehall music 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.
In the mid-1980s, digital instrumentation became more prevalent, changing the sound considerably, with digital dancehall (or "ragga") becoming increasingly characterized by faster rhythms.
In the mid-1990s with the rise of dancehall BoboShanti artists, such as
Dancehall has come under criticism from international organizations and individuals for its violent and sometimes homophobic lyrics, although the lyrical themes are more varied than simply dealing with slackness and violence.
Dancehall owes its moniker to the Jamaican dance halls in which popular Jamaican recordings were played by
local sound systems.
Other Top Dancehall Artists
Sizzla Kolonji "Solid As a Rock"
Vybz Kartel the "King of the Empire"
Lady Saw "Queen Of The Dancehall"
Elephant Man the "Energy God"
Beenie Man "King Of The Dancehall"
The Gully Gad Mavado
Richie Loops "What's In His Cup?"
The Don Gorgon Ninja man
Multi Talented Dancehall singer Toi
Mad Cobra "The most current 1990s Dancehall Artist"
Alborosie Italy's top reggae and dancehall artiste
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Super Cat the Real Don Dadda of Dancehall and Reggae
Shaggy "Mr Boombastic"
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General Degree, artiste and Promoter
Toya "The Boss Lady" dancehall reggae artiste
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