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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It mattered not whether he sat at dinner in the gold commissioner's house, called for the drinks in a dancehall, or submitted to an interview from the woman representative of the New York Sun, one and all of them held out their arms.
Al-tan and his warriors turned toward me with expressions of immense satisfaction upon their faces, and then, apparently for Ajor's benefit, the chieftain swaggered to and fro a couple of times, swinging his great arms and his bulky shoulders for all the world like a drunken prize-fighter at a beach dancehall.
A casual review of the arguments above suggests that masculinities are subverted as a result of the traditional glorification of femininity, in particular the female form, in Dancehall popular culture.
OVER THE LAST YEAR in the dancehall reggae movement, Jamaican born DJ and producer Delly Ranx has risen to worldwide super stardom.
The couple, pictured above now and, right, on their wedding day, met at a Cadbury's dancehall in Birmingham and were married on March 30, 1957.
Large beats stretch across whispers of jazz and funk, the disc gives way to stripped-down postmodern beats (``Macaroni and Cheese'') and straight-out bombastic dancehall grooves (``Rap Star'').
Recorded in the famous Irish dancehall in Cricklewood, London, during their visit in 2004, it conveys the unique atmosphere of Big and the lads on stage and is a must for all followers of the Castleblayney maestro.
The up-tempo song blends afrobeat and dancehall sounds while Tekno's verse introduces Igbo highlife vibes that will make you 'Whine for Daddy'.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 15 (ANI): Designer Neeta Lulla, who has gifted her creations to Akon, The Chainsmokers, Wiz Khalifa, Jason Derulo and Martin Garrix, is now on board to design an outfit for Jamaican Dancehall Superstar Sean Paul.
Last year's festival will be topped with a total of 23 hours of Roots, Reggae, Dub, Steppers and Dancehall rhythms.
Sounds of the Citizens: Dancehall and Community in Jamaica.
com/rihanna-drake-dating-rumors-work-singer-gushes-about-alleged-boyfriend-instagram-2410749) Rihanna's "Work," the dancehall sounds of Jamaica are all over mainstream radio today in a way that hasn't been seen since the early 2000s.