Popular music of Jamaican origin having elements of Calypso and rhythm and blues, usually with an accent placed on the offbeat.
A form of popular music of Jamaican origin, characterized by a strong, syncopated rhythm and influenced by rhythm and blues and calypso.
(Rastafarian, music) A form of music originating in Jamaica and associated with Rastafarianism, featuring a heavy bass line, percussive rhythm guitar on the offbeat, often with close vocal harmonies.
Origin of reggae
Jamaican English ultimately fromrege-regeragged clothing probably from rag
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Reggae Sentence Examples
African immigrants have heavily influenced reggae and calypso music in the Caribbean, Latin music, blues and gospel music in the USA, and rap music in the USA and Europe - especially in the immigrant communities of London and Paris.
Reggae or Stoner Music: Certain types of music like reggae or stoner music are often plagued by others feeling that they promote the use of marijuana.
There is a specific category for this along with Country Music, Rock and Pop, Blues, Birthday Songs, Jazz, Rap and Reggae, and Dance music categories.
blareking the dog you get to listen to other peoples taste in music, from Rap to Reggae blaring from open windows.
From the Caribbean we have the traditional calypso, soca and reggae - and the Steel Bands are amazing.