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Reggae music originated in Jamaica during the late 1960s. Many people think that Reggae is one music that describes every sound that comes out of Jamaica but their wrong. The reggae beat and style that originated after the development of Ska and Rock-steady. Reggae has a distinctive sound that distiquiese it from the others due to its regular chops and the off beat thats referred as the skank. The Tempo is generally slower than that found in Ska and Rocksteady.