Most people define dancehall as a genre that stemmed from Reggae. Others contend that Reggae music is the genre, but dancehall is a place or a culture.
In this ongoing debate, we analyze these points of view and list the pros and cons of each. Within that context, we uncovered issues that affect the perception of the music as an art-form and its viability as a business.
This is a dedication to all reggae lovers and we invite you to share your opinion in the comments. Join the conversation and share based on your own personal interaction with reggae.
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Bunji Garlin’s “Red Light District” Axes Up Remix ft. Assassin AKA Agent Sasco and Kardinal Offishall produced by Dj Crown Prince & Lemy Currey. This smoothed-out mix was hailed by The FADER as a “flawless combo of house, soca, and reggae.”
The original version of “Red Light District” is available on Garlin’s critically-acclaimed album “Differentology.”