Exploring Dancehall Music

Dancehall is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the 1970s with roots in calypso. The roots of dancehall beats come from the street music of Jamaica.

Some famous late 80’s and early 90’s dancehall beats (riddims ) are: Duck riddim, Fever Pitch, Pounder (Reggaeton Dad) and playground riddim.

Musical characteristics of Dancehall Music:

Dancehall rhythms are influenced by many sources, including Rhythm and blues, Calypso, Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae Roots.

Dancehall Styles:

Dancehall became popular when British DJs started playing Jamaican music on the radio in the late 1980s.

While there are many styles of dancehall music, they all share similar rhythmic.

A new generation of Jamaican Dancehall Artists take over!

It’s been a long time coming, but the new generation of Jamaican Dancehall Artists is here to make their mark on the music industry!

Nowdays there are many stars such as Popcaan, Alkaline, Vybz kartel, Damian Marley an many others.

Purchase Dancehall Beats

If you like dancehall music, you like to sing instrumentals and you want to make your own song, I recommend this section, where you can find a variety of dancehall beats from this captivating genre in MP3, WAV leasing formats and Exlusive licences.

You can also download and buy beats from other musical genres by clicking here.

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  • 2. Click the cart icon to view license options
  • 3. Select a license and add it to the shopping cart
  • 4. On the checkout page enter your info and pay
  • 5. Instantly download beats and receive an email purchase receipt with download links
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