reggaeton

or reg·gae·tón

[ reg-ey-tohn ]
/ ˌrɛg eɪˈtoʊn /

noun

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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Origin of reggaeton

First recorded in 2000–05; from Spanish, equivalent to reggae + -tón (as in maratón “marathon”); see origin at -athon
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British Dictionary definitions for reggaeton

reggaeton
/ (ˌrɛɡeɪˈtɒn) /

noun

a type of Puerto Rican popular music that combines reggae rhythms with hip-hop influences and includes rapping in Spanish
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