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a genre of music which was previously known simply as Spanish Reggae. Artist known as El General from Panama and other pioneer artists began the movement which sounded like the Jamaican Reggae of that time. The Spanish Reggae classic "Te ves buena" by El general is actually the "Hmm...Mommie, Mommie" dancehall joint. "El Gran Pana" is the spanish version of "Don Dadda" These early Spanish Reggae classics even made their way into the Jamaican Reggae scene. This genre has evolved to what is now called Reggaeton and its pure garbage. Annoying choruses and high pitched voices attempting to rap over very simple beats which all sound the same make this the worst genre of music I've ever heard. By the way I am a Latino. Latinos were listening to Rap, Hip Hop and (true) Reggae until this Reggaeton went commercial. Anyone who knows music knows this is music at its worst! Props to the pioneers of this music who stayed true to the form but this new generation of Spanish Reggae sucks. Hopefully it will die out in at least another year. If it is so good why are the Latino Djs the only ones promoting this Basura(Garbage)?
Reggaeton music is for the retards with no taste in music. "I listen to Reggaeton because every other immigrant is listening to it too" Create your own original music and stop biting off of other's ideas and saying it in spanish.
by Music Lovers January 05, 2006
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shitty spanglish rapping over a badly done reggae beat.

Julio Voltio has murdered great songs like "Drop it Like it's Hot" with his reggaeton spew.
by RemixThis November 23, 2005
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1)Spanish for "Un-listenable."
2)Officially the worst music ever created. The Music gods should put a curse of locusts and frogs on whatever country invented it. Bob Marley spins in his grave as we speak because they used the word "Reggae" to name such a horrible genre of music.
1) "I would rather listen to a cat being butt raped with a shard of broken glass than listen to reggaeton"

2) "Listening to reggaeton makes me want to burn things"
by Joe Friday July 05, 2005
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Reggaeton has nothing to do with reggae. If you actually listened to it you would see that it roots from latin hip hop and rap.
Frontean con cojones pero tienen miedo/ No son nadie si no tiran/ Me oyen y se arimillan/ andan friolentos/ mis liricas los cohiban/ tu eres guasa guasa/ tu eres guasa guasa, envuelve maza.
- y para el americano que no lo entienda pa'l carajo, q aprenda a hablar español!
by Borikua de Pura Sepa June 10, 2005
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South American genre of music which consists of a repetitive beat, annoying vocals and primitive, simple lyrics in some sort of spanglish (it has nothing to do with Spanish).
Comparar a cualquier cantante de reggaeton con Mozart es como comparar un trozo de madera con un Stradivarius.
by Namakemono March 15, 2006
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A music genre from South America.
Usually all reggaeton songs sound exactly the same having the same beat, rhythm and tempo and being its lyrics all about the same subjects.
People who sings or produces it usually lacks of music talent using it as an excuse for calling theirself talented musicians.
In order to become a Reggaeton performer all you have to do is to use the same background music from the already existing songs belonging to this genre and incorporate some lyrics which contain words as "mami", "papi", "ay" and other terms related to sexual topics.
Reggaeton is manufactured music for it is all the same and you couldn't tell the difference between tracks of a CD.
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Tego Calderon - Ven Mamita
by Rossana March 25, 2006
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Reggaeton is the combonation between latin hip-hop and jamaican reggae, and thats where it gets its name from because its sounded more like reggae then hip-hop back then when it first started. After reggaeton became more popular in Panama and Puerto Rico it started to take its own sound and a comonly used base line called "Dembow" took place. After dembow started Reggaeton producers and artist started intergrating different hispanic genres into reggaeton such as Salsa Merrengue bachata ect....Reggae and Reggaeton now sound in no way alike. Reggaeton like in every genre has its mixture of singers and rappers, and the topics that they sing and rap about are like every other genre.


It is now being targeted by every one as vulgar and "trash" because like Rap, Rock, when it first started, is the hot new genre that the younge people listen to and related to.


The only difference between Reggaeton, Hip-Hop, Rock, Salsa and every other genre is the type of rythem and beat it has, Because they all have singers and rappers and some genres even have people who just scream out words that rhyme. Every genre has songs degrating women, every genre has songs about money, sex, drugs, life ect.....
Sex related songs:
Reggaeton: "Noche De Sexo" (Night of Sex) by Wisin y Yandel ft. Aventura

Hip-Hop: "Lollipop" by 50 Cent & Lil Kim

Rock: "Lets put the x in sex" by Kiss
ect......

Derogatory to Women:

Reggaeton: "Guata Gata" by Guatauba ft Plan B

Hip-Hop: "Shake That Ass" by Mystical

Rock: "Brown Sugar" by The Rolling Stones
ect...
by Someguy856 December 22, 2008
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