Day: January 24, 2009

VIDEO OF THE DAY: THE JAPANESE JUST LOVE THAT REGGAE DANCEHALL

In Japan, Jamaican Reggae/Dancehall music is HUGE!!!! And if you don’t believe me then just watch this. The footage below was filmed at an event that took place last year, in Osaka Japan. I remember back in the 90s when it was thought that if  the Reggae art form wanted to achieve international success/popularity (Like Rap/Hip Hop has) then it’s artists had to make the move to America and then sign to  major labels. Label executives (who knew nothing about the genre/culture) would then team up reggae artists with Hip Hop/R&B acts and attempt to water down []