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Reggaeton

  1. 1. Reggaeton
  2. 2. Puerto Rico <ul><li>Reggaeton music comes from the glorious Island nation of Puerto Rico </li></ul><ul><li>The roots of Reggaeton lay deep in Latin and Caribbean music </li></ul><ul><li>Reggaeton was originally big in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Panama, Cuba, Columbia, and Venezuela. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rise to Popularity <ul><li>In 2004, Reggaeton music spread up to the United States and gained a lot of popularity </li></ul><ul><li>Key Dj’s in the rise of popularity were Dj Playero and Dj Nelson </li></ul><ul><li>Some Popular singers were Don Chezina, Tempo, Master Joe & O.G. Black, Baby Rasta & Gringo, and Lito & Polaco </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rise to Popularity continued <ul><li>When the music spread up to the states the 2 artists who spread it more than any others were Daddy Yankee and Tego Calderon </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =T4Xc2dNvKl0 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Musical Style <ul><li>Dem Bow riddim is a huge part of Reggaeton music. Dem Bow is a drum beat that is used in the majority of the songs that has been used since Reggaeton’s origins. Dem Bow is a beat created virtually through a drum machine </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Most Reggaeton songs are written, recorded, and performed in Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>Reggaeton’s lyrical structure greatly resembles that of Rap </li></ul><ul><li>Most Reggaeton songs do not only recite their lyrics in a rapping style, they also do a good ammount of singing </li></ul><ul><li>Also, most Reggaeton cd’s unlike rap cd’s are not labeled with Explicit lyrics </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reggaeton in the United States <ul><li>Reggaeton artists in America first got recognized from being featured in American rapper’s songs </li></ul><ul><li>Once the artists were exposed to the public, their own music would be heard by the masses </li></ul>
  8. 8. Popular Artists <ul><li>The Most Popular Reggaeton artists are Daddy Yankee, Sean Paul, Don Omar, Wisin, Zion, Yandel, Yomo, and Baby Rasta. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =L5HYfRiQJBg </li></ul>

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