These factors contributed to the creation of a new type of "club culture" that was not in a club at all, but in a dancehall. Reggae Grammy winners present Reggae musicians Reggae rock artists Reggae fusion artists Roots reggae artists Dub artists Jamaican record producers Reggae bands from the Virgin Islands. Despite dancehall culture's ability to challenge social inequality, it is a hybridization of American aesthetics and the hardships of Kingston, Jamaica. Structured by the urban, a space that is limited, limiting, and marginal yet central to communal, even national, identity, dancehall's identity is as contradictory and competitive as it is sacred. When they perform together, it is the bodily performance that give the homosexual dancers power. Masculinities in Jamaican Dancehall.
Dancehall saw initial mainstream success in Jamaica in the s, and by the s, it became increasingly popular in Jamaican diaspora communities. It is the power or mastery, of parody, and of getting away with it. She describes the phenomenon of all male dance groups that have sprung up within the dancehall scene. It just goes to show that dancehall has no boundaries and continues to grow," he said. Dancehall occupies multiple spatial dimensions urban, street, police, marginal, gendered, performance, liminal, memorializing, communal , which are revealed through the nature and type of events and venues, and their use and function. Retrieved from " https: