dancehall

(redirected from Dancehall music)

dance·hall

 (dăns′hôl′)
n.
1. or dance hall A building or part of a building with facilities for dancing.
2. A style of reggae music that incorporates hip-hop and rhythm and blues elements. Also called ragga.

dancehall

(ˈdɑːnsˌhɔːl)
n
(Pop Music) a style of dance-oriented reggae, originating in the late 1980s
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Sonic Sounds, Florida's premier distributor of Jamaican reggae and dancehall music, plans to keep fans up to date with the Caribbean Island's constantly shifting musical currents through the PlayJ.
The Liverpool striker, who is returning from injury, developed his love of Jamaican dancehall music while growing up in the inner-city neighbourhood.
Today HipHop, coupled with Dancehall music and even what can be described as a Reggaeton style have carried itself across the globe into America and into Jamaica to bring together new fans of both genres.
Key track: Velvette For fans of: Hector Couto, Huxley DAVID RODIGAN MBE Rodigan was given an MBE for his services to broadcasting in 2012, and the British radio DJ is known for his selections of reggae and dancehall music.
12 acts will perform dub, reggae and dancehall music.
A graphic catalog of dastardly deeds and threats delivered in a schizophrenic set of vocal intonations including, but not limited to, a Crypt Keeper cackle and a black metal shriek, Tommy Lee's "Psycho" might just be the grimmest hit in dancehall music history.
1993) This short documentary video by English director Campbell X (aka Blackmail Vision) features female fans of ragga, offering an appraisal of the subculture by its own members--one that talks back to the mainstream, countering conceptions of dancehall music as misogynistic and homophobic.
In Jamaica, homophobic lyrics in dancehall music have been blamed for violent attacks on gay people.
In her article, "From Browning to Cake Soap: Popular Debates on Skin Bleaching in the Jamaican Dancehall," Hope examines skin bleaching through the lens of dancehall music culture which, unlike the larger Jamaican society, contends that skin bleaching represents a mode of fashion and style.
Tanya Stephens, accompanied by Detour Posse, will be bringing her socially conscious and influential dancehall music to UCLA's Intramural field.
Hope, in her new book Man Vibes: Masculinities in the Jamaican Dancehall, addresses the strictures of black male representation, the tropes of black postcolonial Caribbean masculinity, heteropatriarchy, homophobia, and sexuality in a predominantly black Jamaican Dancehall music and culture.