Reggie is the direction of modern music that emerged in Jamaica in the late 1960s and widespread since the early 1970s.
In the first half of the XX century, mento was the most common genre of music in Jamaica. These were the songs performed by roving musicians, is an alloy of religious hymns spirituals, work songs, calypso style and the variety of traditions of the Caribbean. Mento was folk music similar to the American country blues.
After World War II, the island has penetrated a lot of new music, mainly from the United States. This was due mainly to ...