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Spanish Reggae The Music of Panama and Puerto Rico

Spanish Reggae was started in Panama in the late 1970's to early 1980's. It is now called reggaeton thanks to the Puertorican people. Another name for this genre of music is Plena.

The name of this genre of music was change to reggaeton in the early 1990's due to its coarse lyrics and unvarnished language.

Daddy Yankee Spanish Reggae

This genre has 3-sub genres, they are, Reggae 110, Reggae Bultron and Roman Tic Flow.

According to Wikipedia, in 1977 Wassabanga who is a Guyanan by birth was the first DJ to play Spanish music on reggae riddims.

In 1980, El General, Nando Boom and friends started recording Spanish lyrics on dancehall riddims.

Presently most reggae music lovers of Spanish origin have to listen to reggaeton because everyone consider this to be Spanish dancehall.

The Puertorican are now the owners of this genre of music since the mid-1990's.

The lyrical contents of the songs are mostly about women, sex and the relations that people from Central America have.

CD Music Latin Reggae

Like spanish reggae music, latin reggae was started in Panama and was later adopted by the puertorican people.

You can call this genre of music Spanish reggae or Latin reggae.

The most popular side of Latin reggae is called Reggaeton.

In most dancehall and reggae clubs in Jamaica, Usa, Europe and the Caribbean this genre is very popular.

One of latin reggae most popular band is the Voodoosouljahs they played an interesting mix of Colombian folkloric African roots mixed in with modern Reggae and Roots.

It’s definitely a must see band. They have like 5 vocalists in the band that all play instruments, so you could say that the success of this band could be in their multi-tasking abilities.

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