Ska is great music that was formed in Jamacia, this was done by conbining amercian jazz with the traditional jamacian beat.
There is 3 waves, Jamacian ska (1st wave), two-tone (2nd wave), and Ameriacn ska (3rd wave). Throughout the years ska has greatly changed. some examples of ska bands are: the Skatilites, and Toots and the Maytals (Jamacian ska), the Specials, and the Madness (two-tone), Big D and the Table Kids, and Catch 22.
Ska is one of the greatest music ever created, and if you dislike it you suck because some of your favorite bands probably origonated form ska.