Dominican Republic

Music of the Dominican Republic

Merengue

Merengue is the Dominican Republic's national genre of music. The instruments include a guira, tambora, accordian, and bachata. Reggaeton is the Spanish version of rap, this type of music is very popular amongst the younger people of the Dominican Republic.
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Juan Luis Guerra

Juan is the most famous merengue artist of the Dominican Republic. Also composes most of his music, and he is a producer. His most famous song is La Bilirrubina.