Definitions for reggaeˈrɛg eɪ

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  1. reggae(noun)

    popular music originating in the West Indies; repetitive bass riffs and regular chords played on the off beat by a guitar


  1. reggae(Noun)

    A form of music originating in Jamaica and associated with Rastafarianism, featuring a heavy bass line, percussive rhythm guitar on the offbeat, often with close vocal harmonies.


  1. Reggae

    Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. While sometimes used in a broad sense to refer to most types of popular Jamaican dance music, the term reggae more properly denotes a particular music style that evolved out of the earlier genres ska and rocksteady.

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