May 9, 2014

Mento Music

Mento Music began in the 19th Century as a continuation and variation of Pocomania (so that they existed and complimented each other side by side) as […]
May 8, 2014


The Drum is a ‘Constant’ instrument in Reggae Music and is traditionally part of the African heritage. As such it was seen as ‘disturbing’ to the […]
May 7, 2014


The next genre of Jamaican music is Ska in the 1950s and early 1960s and a precursor of Rocksteady. Ska combined elements of Mento, Calypso and […]
May 6, 2014


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