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Reggae music first emerged in Jamaica in about 1968. The fruit of a medley of musical influences, the genre is linked, inextricably, to its country of origin: music is part of the fabric of everyday life in Jamaica. Since the charismatic Bob Marley shot to international fame in the mid-1970s, reggae has continued to draw audiences worldwide thanks to such artists as Burning Spear and Alpha Blondy.

More about the history of reggae.

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Artists Performing This Year: Reggae
Artists Since 1980: Reggae

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