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  1. Mikree

    Mento is commonly referred to as Jamaican calypso and although, to some extent, it resembles Trinidadian calypso, it is distinctly different in the beat. The music also holds pride of place as being Jamaica’s first and, in a sense, most indigenous popular music. In fact, it was the first popular Jamaican music to be commercially recorded.
  2. Malarisar

    Teenage. Wednesday, June 03, teenTECH: The ZOOM effect. Read More. Tuesday, June 02, Social media, music world go dark for Black Out Tuesday. Read More. Comments 0; Tweet.
  3. Guran

    Ska was created in the early s and has been described as a fusion of Jamaican Mento rhythms, R&B and American music. Ska was popularized by the middle class in a dance of the same name. Singers like Lascelles Perkins, Laurel Aitken, and Clancy Eccles were instrumental in promoting ska, which rose to the top of the music charts.
  4. Malashura

    This is the one thread that has continued to run through almost all the otherwise vastly changing styles of Jamaican music over the next 20 years. Ska remained the sound of Jamaican music throughout the early to mid '60s although it remained relatively niche and at .
  5. Kazrall

    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Pressure Drop - Island Celebrates 25 Years Of Jamaican Music on Discogs.5/5(2).
  6. Daidal

    Jamaica’s musical and dance heritage has gone through various stages of transformation over a relatively short period. Evolving from the deeply Afrocentric Kumina and Revival through Mento and Ska, Jamaican music and dance has always had its own distinctive sound and rhythm.
  7. Volabar

    History of Jamaican Reggae Music by Alex Cosper (12/15/12) The roots of reggae music permeated in the Caribbean island of Jamaican that trace back to at least the s. Ska and rocksteady were early forms of reggae, which mixed with rhythm and blues.
  8. Samulkree

    Pressure Drop Pressure Drop is the Ska and early Reggae imprint of Cherry Red Records. Initially releasing the extensive and essential works of The Godfather of Ska, Laurel Aitken, the label’s aim is to feature a wide variety of artists, from Jamaican originators to British-based acts who were at the forefront of the Ska Revival in the late.
  9. Marr

    Traditional Jamaican ska music came about in the early s. It was originally a blend of traditional Caribbean sounds (including mento and calypso) and American R&B and trichabfrandinteofredgennueneygildazzcar.xyzinfo was fast music, made for dancing, and inextricably intertwined with the "Rude Boy" culture of the time period, which stressed an old-school gangster-like aesthetic for impoverished Jamaican youths.

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