Rock steady and Ska
Were the music of the 50's and 60's.
Soca and Calypso
This we acquired from the Trinidadians and is now becoming more and more popular as we continue to become a player in the Carnival atmosphere which has reached epidemic proportions throughtout the world.
Reggae is the authentic Jamaican music popularized by Bob Marley. This music is regarded as more than just music... it is an emotional outlet a cultural contribution to the world. Reggae music succeeded Rock Steady and Ska with extractions from African and Black American origin. Even though Bob Marley died in 1981 his music not only still lives on, but other recording artists from Jamaica has achieved international fame in reggae music. Artist all over the world are now capitalizing on the fame of reggae music carries with it.