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Origin of Reggae By Sade Lewis
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What is Reggae???
Reggaeton (pronounced /ˌrɛɡeɪˈtoʊn/ ; also spelled reggaetón , and known as reguetón and reggaetón in Spanish) is a form of urban music that became popular with Latin American youth in the early 1990s.
Stylistic origins Dancehall - Reggae en Español - Reggae - Hip Hop - Latin music
Cultural origins Late 1970s/early 1980s Panama , late 1980s Puerto Rico
Mainstream popularity From mid-1990s in Puerto Rico, worldwide beginning around 2004.
Reggaeton's roots started off as Spanish reggae in Panama .    The music eventually made its way and continued evolving and coming to prominence in Puerto Rico where it became reggaeton. Reggaeton started as an adaptation of Jamaican reggae (and later Jamaican lala to the Spanish language and overall culture in Panama. 
Why did Caribbeans migrate to Panama?
The 1849 Gold Rush cause many Jamaicans and Carribeans to move to Panama in search for Gold!!!