Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the 1960s. It is similar to ska, an earlier Jamaican music genre. Reggae has several subgenres. After it became popular in Jamaica, reggae spread to other countries and firmly entrenched itself in the music world. Reggae music often contains themes of spirituality and rebellion. It is deeply rooted in the religion known as Rastafari. Developed several decades before reggae, the religion preaches about the suppression of blacks and their hope... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2019. 4p.