Dancehall vs. Reggae: Is there a difference?

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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Ragga Ragga Ragga 2013 Various Artists Compilation Is Back

The annual compilation from Greensleeves Records features 14 of the hottest dancehall hits from today’s top artists, including Gyptian, Busy Signal, Konshens, and Mavado.

Ragga Ragga Ragga is back. The annual compilation from Greensleeves Records features 14 of the hottest dancehall hits from today's top artists, including Gyptian, Busy Signal, Konshens, and Mavado. Ragga Ragga Ragga captures the raw side of the dancehall scene with the tracks that are running the clubs.

Ragga Ragga Ragga captures the raw side of the dancehall scene with the tracks that are running the clubs.