is not only important in Jamaican music, but also featured heavily in
the development of American popular music, as it was Jamaican-born
toaster DJ Kool Herc who brought the style to Queens, subsequently setting off the entire history of rap and hip-hop music.
Toasting, chatting, or deejaying is the act of talking or chanting, usually in a monotone melody, over a rhythm or beat by a deejay.
lyrics can be either improvised or pre-written. Toasting has been used
in various African traditions, such as griots chanting over a drum beat,
as well as in Jamaican music forms, such as dancehall, reggae, ska,
dub, and lovers rock. Toasting's mix of talking and chanting may have influenced the development of MCing in US hip hop music.
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