[ reg-ey-tohn ]
/ ˌrɛg eɪˈtoʊn /
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a type of contemporary popular music, originating in the housing projects of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and other urban centers of poverty in Latin America, characterized by rap lyrics in Spanish and a vigorous percussive beat that rises and falls: mainstream artists embracing reggaeton.
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The backlash to the reggaeton community’s uneven response amid a heightened movement around racial justice brought that desire into renewed focus.Reggaeton needed a racial reckoning. Afro-Latinos are leading it.|Bethonie Butler|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
And now Reggaeton is king in Cuba as it is in most of the Caribbean.
British Dictionary definitions for reggaeton
/ (ˌrɛɡeɪˈtɒn) /
a type of Puerto Rican popular music that combines reggae rhythms with hip-hop influences and includes rapping in Spanish
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