Reggaeton began in Puerto Rico in the 1990s. Its main influences were hip hop and Latin American/Caribbean music. A majority of the vocals and lyrics in Reggaeton songs are rapping. Reggaeton came to represent the gangster lifestyle which caused it to be quite divisive at times.
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Rompe - Daddy Yankee
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Chantaje - Shakira
Alternative Reggaeton is a sub genre of Reggaeton. It was a shift away from the mainly hip hop and gangster style the Reggaeton was known for. It's sound cam from Latin Folk music like Bomba, Salsa, Tango, and Latin Rock. This resulted in Alternative Reggaeton having a more diverse worldly sound compared to standard Reggaeton.
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