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.

dancehall

(ˈdɑːnsˌhɔːl)
n
(Pop Music) a style of dance-oriented reggae, originating in the late 1980s
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Damian "Keywee" Morgan is a Dancehall Reggae artist who has been working the music scene in Kingston, Jamaica, for several years now.
Similar to hip hop, sampling often serves a prominent role in raggamuffin music, which is also referred to as dancehall reggae.
Next to appear in the series was Jamaican Popular Music, From Mento to Dancehall Reggae.
was smiles all at the event Jamaican dancehall reggae legend Frankie Paul was the headline act on Sunday, along with music stars from across the UK, Africa and beyond.
Taking to the decks alongside DJ Teddy Jam will be DJ Alex B and DJ 25, who will all be playing the best of urban music, afrobeats, dancehall reggae and old school music.
In a marathon set, the man did ska, northern soul, some classic dancehall reggae, a couple of house anthems and everything between.
Gay activists say that much of the island's homophobia is fuelled by a 150-year-old anti-sodomy law and dancehall reggae performers' anti-gay themes.
Dancehall reggae artist Beenie Man and other recording artists are known for writing songs with lyrics which directly condemn the LGBT community, for example: "Me come to execute all of the gays.
The guest talent helps bolster the album's broad stylistic range--from driving electronic dance music ("Looking Hot") and dreamy synth-pop ("One More Summer") to romantically yearning dancehall reggae ("Sparkle") and melancholy dance pop ("Undercover") echoing No Doubt's earliest efforts.
Part I consists of Marshall's overarching explanation of the shifting and circular nature of reggeaton's early development in the 1990s and early 2000s by comparing its rhythmic structures to those of Jamaican dancehall reggae and hip hop; tracing the localizations of reggae in Panama and Puerto Rico, focusing on reggae's hybridizations with rap and the resulting music's re-significations as musica negra, melaza, underground, and dembow in Puerto Rico; and analyzing the music's aesthetic shift toward latinidad made by early innovators such as DJ Playero, DJ Nelson, DJ Joe, DJ Blass, and eventually the duo Luny Tunes, which accompanied the coining of the label "reggaeton Latino.
This is the follow-up to his 2006 debut, These Streets, and its a varied affair from fun dancehall reggae through organ-laced soul blues as he runs his Celtic roots head-first into Motown, spiritual soul and heart-warming folk.