Burru is an African-Jamaican style of drumming. It originated on slave plantations, where slave masters permitted its continuance as it provided a rhythm for the slaves to work by. It has been used in reggae music, popularised by Count Ossie and also used by artists such as Bob Marley.
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- Moskowitz, David (2006). Caribbean Popular Music. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 46.