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Weekend blog

  1. 2. <ul><li>Reggaeton is sweeping the Latin music world with its irrepressible blend of tropical Latin and reggae rhythms. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>The distinctive sound of today's reggaeton is a mix of Jamaican dancehall rhythms, derived from reggae, and Latin merengue, bomba, plena and sometimes salsa. It's heavily percussive beat is called &quot;dembow&quot; and comes from Trinidad's 'soca' music; it fuses electronic dance music, hip-hop elements and Spanish / Spanglish rap to form a compelling, driving sound that has been embraced by hispanic urban youth worldwide. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Puerto Rico and Panama is actually where the majority of reggaeton singers come from though. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Reggaeton actually developed from Jamaican Reggae, but was certainly influenced by various other musical directions, like for example, North American Hip-Hop and Puerto Rican rhythms. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>The misunderstanding is whether it was originated in Panama or Puerto Rico. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Reggaeton’s predecessor originated in Panama as reggae in Spanish. After the music’s ongoing exposure In Puerto Rico, it progressed into the music style now known as Reggaeton. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Caribbean people was traveling back and forth to panama
  8. 9. <ul><li>They were working on the canal and banana plantations. </li></ul><ul><li>By now everything in the towns and cities had became materialize d. </li></ul>

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