About this title: Reggae music experienced a thorough transition in the '80s, shifting from the roots style of Peter Tosh and Culture to a digitally-enhanced sound popularized by stars like Shabba Ranks and Buju Banton. The decade also saw a variety of terms coined to keep up with the rapid changes: dancehall, rub-a-dub, ragga, and lovers rock. And while many new stars did emerge, especially on the DJ front, older singers were still able to sell records by updating their classic sound electronically. Washington D.C.'s RAS Records emerged at ...
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