n. referring to cultural and roots reggae music which follow Rastafarianism, but not limited to, and includes early dancehall and lovers rock. Most particularly the genre of reggae released during the early 1970s to mid 1980s.
This reference term is not universally used, but is more widely popular by reggae listeners in California; notably the Southern California regions.
"I’m in the mood for some Rasta!"
"This Rasta tune is sick!”
“Hugh Mundell was a great Rasta singer!”