David Rodigan - Toots Hibbert Special
Anthony B - Staying Alive
Kabaka Pyramid - Babylon Fallin
Wailing Souls - They Don't Know Jah 12" 1982
MC Breed- Ain't No Future In Yo Frontin
Killah Priest - The Winged People - The Psychic World Of Walter Reed
Spillage Village, EARTHGANG, JID – End of Daze feat. Jurdan Bryant, Mereba, Hollywood JB
Lauryn Hill Doo Wop (That Thing)
Fugees - Killing Me Softly
Reggae Revolution - 2019 Roots Mix - Broken Silence Sound
Foundation Fridays with Jah Yzer on Twitch
Tune Into Reggae Radio Friday 7-9pm on KPCA.FM
Zoom In on the MusicMap History of Popular Music Genres
This impressive taxonomy of popular music genres may not settle every debate but it lays out primary origin and influences. I was able to test my knowledge with the chronological breakdown by reading it top-to-bottom. The higher up on the chart the older the genre.
Zoom in with the mouse-wheel or buttons to see more detail. When you put the mouse over a genre it highlights all the connections. Solid lines for primary, dashed for secondary and dotted for influences. There are even lines to indicate backlash influence.
Here is what the have to say about Jamaican music: "Jamaican music is regrettably often reduced to its most popular export Reggae. Reggae's international appeal quickly surpassed the threshold which defines world music. This becomes very clear when compared to the music of neighbouring countries like Cuba and Haiti. But there are more Jamaican music genres that all have become more popular than world music. What is even more important than their popularity is the fact that Jamaican music creates a critical shackle between Rock, Rap and Dance."
JIMI HENDRIX Like A Rolling Stone (1967) Monterey,California