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Dancehall Music Information

Dancehall (also known as "Bashment") is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the late 1960s to early 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. Key elements of dancehall music include its extensive use of Jamaican Patois rather than Jamaican standard English and a focus on the track instrumentals or "riddims.

The 90s without a doubt is considered to be the best era to date for Dancehall and Reggae Music.

This era saw the rise of dancehall music, sound system, sound clash and street parties.  But this was also the era when some megastar rose to fame across the globe.

While the dancehall scene was blazing with acts such as Bounty Killer, Beenie Man, Sizzla, Buju Banton, Capleton, Baby Cham, T.O.K, Spragga Benz, Lady Saw, Tanya Stephens, Ninja Man, Terror Fabulous, Shabba Ranks, and Mad Cobra, reggae music artists weren't letting up.

Reggae Music Information

Reggae usually relates news, social gossip, and political comment. Reggae spread into a commercialized jazz field, being known first as ‘Rudie Blues’, then ‘Ska’, later ‘Blue Beat’, and ‘Rock Steady’.

Founding Father of Reggae Music  - The origin of the word reggae is open to debate. Reggae was born out of rock- steady music. Reggae was started in the late 1960s. Some of the first reggae.

The Origin Of Reggae Music - The origin of reggae music should be interesting even to people who are not strong fans of the genre. This is a genre that is strongly associated with Jamaica, and that is because it did start there in the 1960's. Toots and the Maytals did a 1968 single called "Do the Reggay." 

The foundation of Jamaica's music was laid in the 1960s. These were also the early days of ska and Rocksteady.

Reggae & Dancehall music also contributes to alot of economy around the world. On the island of Jamaica there are numbers of reggae festival held each year.

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Best Dancehall &  Reggae Music Producers in Jamaica - Over the years, Jamaica has seen many producers come and go. Everyone has a season. 

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Best Places to Enjoy Dancehall and Reggae Music

Dancehall and Reggae Music Releases by the Year

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Dancehall Reggae Music Producers Contact Information - As we strive to provide you with the best and most up-to-date dancehall and reggae music information, we will continue to update this page once we have new information on all producers of this great genre.

Dancehall and Reggae Music Sound Systems

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Sound Effects Free Download For Serato, traktor  and Virtual DJs If you are a DJ and you are searching for the latest in effect you are at the right place.

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Need help finding Dancehall and Reggae music song title? - We can help you to find the title to your favorite dancehall, reggae, ska, rocksteady and lovers rock music [Click here for help]


Rastafarian Culture on Reggae Music -"Rastafarian". is a religion which we must give a lot of credit for the huge sucess of dancehall and reggae music worldwide. If you should have a conversation with a Jamaican about this religion the first thing or person they would mention is "Bob Marley".

The dancehall and Dancehall Reggae Music Culture as per "Kingsley Stewart"

I know sometimes you hear a word in a song or a selector/DJ used a slang at a party and you are left in the dark, so now you want to know its meaning?. We have put together a list of 'Dancehall Words, Terms and Slangs' only used in the Dance and parties.

Find the title to your favorite dancehall, reggae, ska, rocksteady and lovers rock music here.

For many years lovers of the above mention genres of music has being surfing around on the internet trying to locate the title for a song which they've heard somewhere.

Well we are here to your rescue!. Once you can provide us with some information on the song we can help.  CLICK HERE TO POST YOUR QUESTION OR POST YOUR CLIPS

Dancehall & Reggae Music Festivals and Concerts.

Top Reggae Festivals in Jamaica and Europe.  Well, of course there was no way that I could have included all of reggae or dancehall festivals.

But I don't think I need to anyways. Most importantly I am presenting you the most popular and established ones. See upcoming Concerts and Festivals here

"Reggae and Dancehall music Streaming can now be enjoyed anywhere in the world through the intervention of online radio stations. 

As the love for reggae and dancehall music grows across the world, more lovers of these genres are surfing the web searching for Reggae Internet radio stations, where they can listen and enjoy quality reggae and dancehall music. Dancehall  Reggae Radio, The best online radio stations.

Do you have a question about dancehall or reggae music? Ask Me Now! It's free and it's easy to do! 

We have created a questions and answers page due to the high number of emails that we've been getting. We have responded and will continue to respond to each and everyone, but we've noticed that many of the queries are very similar in nature.

So, we've employed this medium to give everyone a chance to read answers to queries posed by others, and of course, pose their own.

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