REGGAETON

Latin Urban music

WHAT IS REGGAETON?

-A type of Latin Urban music

-Gets its name from being a combination of hip hop and reggae music.

-Most popular in Latin America

-Younger Latin Americans are most commonly known to listen to this type of music.

This type of music is mainly based off of reggae music but it has a modern day hip hop twist to it. You could see this type of music played at clubs and parties because of its upbeat sound. This type of music is very modern day, mostly listened to by Puerto Ricans. This music has been very popular and will remain very popular in it's future.

HISTORY

-Comes from a mix of Latin and Carribean music

-Originated in Panama

-Began to become popular in the early 2000's

-This music is influenced by the Jamaican and Spanish population living in Panama at the time when it was created.