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approximately 175, 000 Jamaicans boarded the banana boats came to London, Liverpool and other British ports” (Chevannes 1994: 263). In the late 1960s-early 1970s, England had a large Jamaican community. Most of the Jamaican migrants lived in working-class districts such as Tottenham (North London) and Brixton (South London).The major impact that reggae music has had on the USA concerns rap music. Indeed, in the 1950s and 1960s, like the UK, the USA welcomed hundreds of thousands of Jamaican migrants, many of whom settle in the South Bronx in New York.  excerpts from 

The Importance of Reggae Music in the Worldwide Cultural Universe by Jérémie Kroubo Dagnini