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Published: 20 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390343-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9034-3
... he road from Bali’s international airport to the island’s Tmost renowned tourist area, Kuta Beach, leads past a number of establishments claiming affi liation to reggae music and Rastafarianism in large, appropriately colored...
Published: 28 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388401-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8840-1
... chapter fourteen From Ocean to O-shen Reggae, Rap, and Hip Hop in Hawai‘i ku ‘ualoha ho ‘omanawanui Are the[re] traditional musics left that have never heard a modern musical transcription? Are there any musics...
Book: Reggaeton
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392323-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9232-3
... christoph twickel translated from the german by noah dauber Reggae in Panama Bien Tough While reggaeton booms in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, the only Latin American country in which there is a real...
Book: Reggaeton
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392323-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9232-3
... interview by ifeoma c. k. nwankwo The Panamanian Origins of Reggae en Español Seeing History through ‘‘Los Ojos Caf of Renato Reggaetón, as most people outside Latin America know it today, and as many within Latin America represent it, is associated with...
Book: Reggaeton
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392323-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9232-3
... T PART III (TRANS)LOCAL STUDIES AND ETHNOGRA- PHIES raquel z. rivera Policing Morality, Mano Dura Stylee The Case of Underground Rap and Reggae in Puerto Rico in the Mid-1990s In February 1995, the Drugs and Vice Control Bureau of...
Published: 08 June 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392736-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9273-6
... 3 Fashion and Dance performing gender in japan’s reggae dance scene After January 2002, when I completed the dissertation that this book is based on, a number of major...
Published: 15 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392071-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9207-1
... 10  Reggae Is a New Bag Kingston Streets, Kingston Nights I didn’t choose the battered taxi that slowed down on a dark corner in Kingston, Jamaica’s unkempt capital city, because it looked less battered than any...
Published: 20 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390343
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9034-3
Published: 08 June 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392736
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9273-6
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... This chapter details the emergence of underground, the precursor to reggaetón, as a cultural practice of diaspora. It begins with a discussion of U.S. hip-hop, Jamaican dancehall, and Panamanian reggae en español that were key influences in underground’s sound and diasporic and racial politics...
Book: Reggaeton
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392323-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9232-3
... of the genre. As the birthplace of Spanish reggae, or reggae en español, the Central American coun- try stands as an important link—New York notwithstanding—between Puerto Rico and Jamaica, which sent thousands of laborers there in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth, fostering the...
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373896-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7389-6
... genres that may or may not be imaginary: “proto-Eurodisco bongo-rock, German reggae, danceable prog, hair-extension metal, Gregorian garage, boogie-oogied country, stoner glam, industrial bubblegum” and the like. ...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375104-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7510-4
... Chapter 4 reads interlocking essays and fiction by the African American poet, critic, and novelist Nathaniel Mackey alongside the signal work of the reggae musician Burning Spear, the album Marcus Garvey. Mackey’s and Burning Spear’s contributions to the book’s propositions of queer diasporic...
Book: Reggaeton
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392323-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9232-3
... of the music—makes an analysis and understanding of reggaeton’s social, historical, and political dimensions all the more important, if not urgent. Drawing on reggae, hip-hop, and a number of Spanish Caribbean styles and often accompanied by sexually explicit lyrics and a provocative dancing...
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By Marvin Sterling
Published: 08 June 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392736-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9273-6
..., reggae musicians, listen to a portable radio that plays a tape of their recent live performance of ‘‘Exodus originally recorded by Bob Marley, the Jamaican reggae superstar. Exodus, movement of Jah people, Open your eyes and look within. Are you satisfied...
Book Chapter

By Marvin Sterling
Published: 08 June 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392736-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9273-6
..., 30, 40, 62, 254–55; diaspora com- 254; in reggae dance performance by munity in, 36, 149–50; natural world women in Japan, 46; of roots reggae valuation of, 188; travels to, 171, 188 music in Japan, 46, 254; in rural African Americans: alliances and ten- Rasta culture in Japan, 169, 171...
Book: Reggaeton
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9232-3
... sounds, such as orchestral strings, with a greater verisimilitude. Ranging from bright and needling to low and buzzy, the track’s interwoven synthesizer lines evoke engagements with contemporary hip-hop, pop and r&b, dancehall reggae, and even techno as they provide a dense harmonic texture for...
Book: Reggaeton
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392323-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9232-3
... sounds, such as orchestral strings, with a greater verisimilitude. Ranging from bright and needling to low and buzzy, the track’s interwoven synthesizer lines evoke engagements with contemporary hip-hop, pop and r&b, dancehall reggae, and even techno as they provide a dense harmonic texture for...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-057
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
... movement with exuberance, vitality, and new accents. As a modern sound, a sound intimately related to hip hop and reggae, reggaeton gives Latin@ youth a way to participate in contemporary urban- American culture without abandoning important aspects of their heritage. This may help to explain why a...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
...” and went on to invite no wave artist James Chance to make a record that combined disco and punk. Chris Blackwell’s Island Records and Ed Bahlman’s 99 Records also championed a hybrid sound that combined elements of rock, punk, no wave, reggae, dub, and disco. Artists and lineups, including Blondie...