Dancehall music is not just noise

It is often the case when popular musical patterns shift – roughly every 15 years or so –  that the adults of the mature generation, who are left behind yearning for their music that is now passé, will generally turn their backs on the new genre or even shut it out completely.

“That’s not the music,” is the common refrain, “that’s just noise.”  The pattern is predictable, it will happen several times in a lifetime, and here’s the unfortunate thing: adults in the generation past treat every new music that way – “it’s just noise” – and in every case they are wrong; if we take the time to listen there is great music in every  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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