Reggaeton Music

Mark Wilson

TYPE OF MUSIC

-It is played and listened mostly in Puerto Rico

-A group of youth musicians were the "founders" of the genre of music.

WHERE DID IT COME FROM/WHAT DID IT LEAD TO?

-It came from the Carribean 60's music Reggae.

-The "ton" was added later.

-It lead to it being a very popular Latin urban music genre.

MUSICAL CHARACTERISTICS?

-Basic, quick rhythm

-Somewhat of a hip-hop theme to it

-Has repeated hooks throughout the song.

WAYS PEOPLE DANCE TO IT:

-The main dance to Reggaeton music is grinding

-With a male/female partner dancing and touching each other at the same time.

REGGAETON MUSIC TODAY:

-Daddy Yankee sings most popular song of the Genre, Gasolina.

-There is a large Reggaeton Club that makes remakes of Reggaeton musical songs