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Origins of Jamaican popular music
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This article is intended to set the development of Jamaican music in the sequence of the emergence of its rhythms and styles: rhythm and blues (R&B) / pre-ska, ska, rock steady, reggae, and dub / deejay / dancehall. To fully understand these developments, the music must be set in the framework of the media through which music reached the people - how it was created, produced and promoted.....