Cultura jamaicana

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A cultura jamaicana é caracterizada pelo mistura dos vários povos que habitam a ilha desde os primórdios de sua descoberta pelos espanhóis, no século 17. O país é berço do Rastafarismo e da Reggae-O melhor e mais conhecido músico de reggae de todos os tempos .
Bob Marley is the well know musician of the reggar

I’m going to talk about Jamaica , as we know it is the country of the reggae andthere are other musical genres such as ska,( that is mix of Caribbean and American elements- calypso, jazz, mento, blues) mento,( it’s a kind of folk music that influenced other musical style like:ska, reagge and rocksteady) ,rocksteady,( that is next to the ska and ragae, the lyrics of this style talk about social themes. Dub (this genere consists of instrumental remixes, and more recently,dancehall and raga (it’s a kind of electronic music. This country also played an important role in the development of punk-rock. Raggae has also nfluenced American rap music, as they both share theirroots as rhythmic, African styles of music. Some rappers, such as The Notorious B.I.G. and Heavy D, are of Jamaican descent. Internationally known reggae musician Bob Marley was also Jamaican.

hougha small nation, Jamaican culture has a strong global presence. The musical genres reggae, ska, mento, rocksteady, dub, and, more recently, dancehall and ragga all originated in the island's vibrant,popular urban recording industry. Jamaica also played an important role in the development of punk rock, through reggae and ska. Reggae has also influenced American rap music, as they both share theirroots as rhythmic, African styles of music. Some rappers, such as The Notorious B.I.G. and Heavy D, are of Jamaican descent. Internationally known reggae musician Bob Marley was also Jamaican.
Manyother internationally known artists were born in Jamaica including Millie Small, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, Big Youth, Jimmy Cliff, Dennis Brown, Desmond Dekker, Beres Hammond,...
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