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Reggaeton anuska

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Reggaeton anuska

  1. 1. Reggaeton By: Anuska Corbin Period 1
  2. 2. Reggae <ul><li>Reggae developed in the 70's in Jamaica and has gone through numerous changes since then, having been combined with other sounds and rhythms. Panama was the first place where Reggae was performed in Spanish, while the first Spanish rap appeared in Puerto Rico. It all happened in 1985, and in the years to come this movement arrived in other Latin American countries as well as in the United States. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Reggaeton <ul><li>Reggaeton is a form of dance music which became popular with Latin American youth during the early 1990s and spread to North American, European, Asian, and Australian audiences during the first few years of the 21st century. Reggaeton blends Jamaican music influences of reggae and dancehall with those of Latin America, such as bomba and plena, as well as that of hip hop. The music is also combined with rapping (generally) in Spanish. Reggaeton has given the Hispanic youth, starting with those of Puerto Rico and Panama, a musical genre that they can consider their own. The influence of this genre has spread to the wider Latino communities in the United States, as well as the Latin American and Central American audience. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Origin of Reggaeton <ul><li>Reggaeton's roots are from Panama with the music evolving and coming to prominence in Puerto Rico. Reggaeton starts as an adaptation of Jamaican reggae (and later Jamaican dancehall) to the Spanish-language culture in Panama. </li></ul><ul><li>The origins of reggaeton begin with the first Latin-American reggae recordings being made in Panama during the 1970s. Reportedly, the Jamaican reggae influence on Panamanian music has been strong since the early 20th century, when Jamaican laborers were used to help build the Panama Canal. Many people believe that reggaeton originated in Puerto Rico because many of the artists that make music that has a genre of reggaeton are Puerto Rican. </li></ul>
  5. 7. Sources <ul><li>Pictures: </li></ul><ul><li>Google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Information: </li></ul><ul><li>Google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks for Watching! </li></ul>

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