Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s. The term also denotes the modern popular music of Jamaica and its diaspora.
Cultural origins: Late 1960s Jamaica, particularly Kingston
Parent genres: Ska, Jazz, Rhythm and blues, Rocksteady, Calypso music
: Reggaeton, Ska, Hip hop music,
One of the most famous artists, whose name is synonymous with reggae music, is Robert Nesta Marley