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Definitions of "Dancehall"

1. Dancehall


A fast paced style of Jamaican reggae which originated in the late 1970s. Dancehall is actually very different form traditional reggae as it is mostly made for dancing in the club (hence the name “dancehall”). Dancehall is mostly Dj-ing rather than singing; in which it typically involves multiple artistes dj-ing on a single riddim (e.g. guns and roses riddim). Some popular dancehall artistes are Beenie Man, Vybz Kartel, Mavado, Sean Paul, Bounty Killer and Shaba.

Example Sentences

Patois: Mi luv fi listen to dancehall muzik
English: I love to listen to dancehall music

Related Words

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