Afro-Caribbean music

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Afro-Caribbean music is a broad term for music styles originating in the Caribbean from the African diaspora. These types of music usually have West African/Central African influence because of the presence and history of African people and their descendants living in the Caribbean, as a result of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.[1]


It is a subcategory of Latin music and/or Caribbean music.

See also[edit]

Caribbean music in the United Kingdom

Music of the African diaspora



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