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REGGAE

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Mercedes Orr

on 24 September 2013

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Transcript of REGGAE

BY:
Jazlyn Colon
&
Mercedes Orr

Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
HISTORY
The term
reggae
more properly denotes a particular music style that evolved out of the earlier genre rocksteady
.
REGGAE LEADERS
Bob Marley
Bob Marley was the most well Known Rastafarian in Reggae music.
The first major influence in the crossover of reggae, with a hit film and album in 1972 rollickingly hypnotic "The Harder They Come."
JIMMY CLIFF

Dennis Brown was an inspiration and influence for many reggae singers from the late 1970s through to the 2000s, including Bob Marley.

Dennis Brown
OUT OF MANY PEOPLE, ONE PEOPLE
HISTORY
REGGAE POPULATION IS ABOUT 20% OF THE JAMAICAN REGION
Rhythm
Blues
Jazz
Calypso
Mento
Coat Of Arms
Dreadlocks
: Represents the Rastafarian roots.
Lion
: Represents the Lion of Judah & the Son of Solomon.
Ganja
: Herb of life & healing of nations.
Colors
: Symbolizes the country.
Crown
: Represent the Motto.

Motto
:"Out of many people, one people."
Jamaican Flag
The
fertility
of the
Country.
The
religious
freedom
of the
country.
The lives
sacrificed
in the
protection
of national
integrity.
Cultural Traits
Folkways
Dreadlocks- Symbolizes
Rastafarian Roots
Negatives are never used Ex:Death is replaced with the word.
Taboos
Drinks no Alcohol.
Do not eat fish longer than 12 inches long.
Mores
:
Read bible regularly.
Sanctions
:
Respect women as Queens

YEAHMON
The most common language for
Jamaicans is "
Patois
".
ex
:
Bong Belly Pickney-
A greedy child
Bumba Clot -
To be cheated out of something.



Jamaican Lang.
Holiday
Ash Wednesday
is a very important holiday to Jamaicans. It's a movable fast that is celebrated between Feb.4th & March 10th.
Foods
Jamaican Beef Patties
Jamaican Ackee & Saltfish
Jamaican Passion Fruit
The Redemption Song
The
Redemption Song
was written in 1979 &
released in 1980. It was the final track on Bob Marley & the Wailers' ninth abulm. In 2009, Jamaican poet and broadcaster Mutabaruka chose "Redemption Song" as the most influential recording in Jamaican music history.

At the time this song was written Bob Marley was
Diagnosed with Cancer in his toe that later on was to take his life. The Redemption Song urges listeners to "Emancipate yourself from mental slavery," because "None but ourselves can free our minds".
Sub-Culture
April 1, 1948 - still living
Feb. 6, 1945-May 11, 1981
Feb. 1, 1957-July 1,1999
THE END
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