From the various ska moves to the jiggy dancehall varieties there is much to see, experience and learn of Jamaican dance moves. A fascinating encounter with Dr. 308 more words
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Years ago when I was doing research for my Ph.D. in Cultural Studies at the University of the West Indies focussed on Jamaican dancehall culture, I became aware of the inextricable link between dancehall and hip hop. 1,665 more words
Hold up! Forgive me for flogging a dead horse!
As if the yank, jerk, bruckins, and dinki mini did not create their own moral anxieties, today we are faced with another dance crisis, only this time it is a horse of slightly different colours involving the ‘discipline and punish’ trademarks of the school uniform worn by Maggotty High students as they celebrated the school year’s end with revelry and abandon all of two years ago. 1,075 more words