The Influence of Reggae (Revisited)
Reggae LoverDecember 28, 2020x
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The Influence of Reggae (Revisited)

How has reggae music has affected the whole world?

During this episode, we touched on the following:

  • Bob Marley was one of the most influential people ever.
  • The many genres that stemmed from Jamaican music including EDM, Reggaeton, and Hip Hop.
  • Many new reggae fans globally in the period from 1970 - 2000.
  • Indigenous reggae markets and sound system scenes globally.
  • Dancehall choreography transported all over the world.
  • Producers and artists sampling and covering reggae/dancehall.
  • Rastafarian culture has permeated the world and been appropriated.
  • Reggae is both the catalyst and the soundtrack for movements of social change. 
  • One of the only genres that can be spiritual, political, and entertaining at the same time. 
  • The important traditions of teaching and empowerment through reggae lyrics.

And there is so much more or as Bob Marley said "So much things to say..."

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