dancehall

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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.
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dancehall

(ˈdɑːnsˌhɔːl)
n
(Pop Music) a style of dance-oriented reggae, originating in the late 1980s
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A night of Latin and dancehall music, at Armani/Prive.
Inspired by the wise words of French philosopher and political activist Simone Weil: 'Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity', the emotional single captures the perfect blend between dancehall music from Jamaica and the Afro-beat sounds from Africa.
figure By KAREN MBUYA MURIUKI class="MsoNormalCindy Abila, popularly known as Cara Feral, is a fast rising Kenyan songbird who uses her craft to make reggae and dancehall music. Although this genre is seen as male-dominated in Kenya, Cara Feral is working on making a name for herself and has several songs under her belt, including "Hakuna Matata", "Feel What I Fell", "Born to Win", "Kazi ni Kazi", "Keys to my Heart" and "Friend Zone".
Raggamuffin music, often abbreviated as ragga, is a subgenre of dancehall music and reggae, in which the instrumentation primarily consists of electronic music.
The Liverpool striker, who is returning from injury, developed his love of Jamaican dancehall music while growing up in the inner-city neighbourhood.
By the early 1990s roots reggae began a tentative revival andby the end of the twentieth century, dancehall music had begun toreflect once again African consciousness through artists like GarnettSilk, Sizzla, Capleton, Morgan Heritage and others.
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. His career has seen him play on Radio London, Capital, Kiss, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 2 and the Grand Theft Auto game series.
12 acts will perform dub, reggae and dancehall music. The Kazimier, Wolstenholme Square, 0151 324 1723, www.thekazimier.co.uk August Annihilation: Includes Scare Tactics, Entropy, Inhabit, Kimura and others.
Since their 1980s rise to dominance as a popular form of music and culture in Jamaica, dancehall music and culture remain critically under-researched and under-theorized in the academy, even while they continue to generate immense critical debate and social engagement in Jamaica and elsewhere.
"That was why I'm able to do dancehall music connecting with poor people who saw the way I lived.