Reggaeton it a favorite genre of music among many Dominicans, especially the youth. Whether you are just here for a visit or you are here for a while, like bachata or Merengue you are bound to here Reggaeton while you are in the country.
Like Bachata or Merengue, Reggaeton is not only a Genre of music, but it also comes with its own style of dance. Unlike bachata or Merengue, it is not a native to the Dominican Republic, but it has become very popular in the country.
What is Reggaeton? Well some might say, well you separate the word and you got Reggae and ton. That must mean it has got some Bob Marley in it. While it Reggaeton does have some similarities to Reggae, it is definitely not the same, laid-back, island music Bob played. In fact it is not usually even the same language. (more…)