Slaves Influence On American Music

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Slaves influenced early Jamaican music; slaves brought the sound of drums, rattles and conch shells. Slaves during this time had a lot to express and music was an outlet to allow other to feel the pain and strife they were going through during these times. Three developments of culture that are influential to Jamaican are: traditions, beliefs and cognitive language, Traditions bring the customs beliefs passed down for a generation to another. Music and traditions had a major influence of information was being passed from one generation to another. Many up and coming artist, some underground artist used music a main form of communication within their families and culture tribes. In Jamaica there are so many beliefs and cultures music was a way
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