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Weh Yuh Know Bout Dancehall game celebrates Dancehall Culture
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Weh Yuh Know Bout Dancehall game celebrates Dancehall Culture

Jamaica is known for its vibrant music culture having given birth to reggae, dancehall, and other sub-genres. But let's focus on dancehall for a minute. At first ‘dancehall’ was known as a physical space or ‘hall’ in this case, where people danced, played music, and had lyrical sound clashes. But over time, dancehall became deeper than music- it is the fashion, dancers, a livelihood, a language, and an art form if you look close enough. But today it is a game! In Jamaica, a lot of our culture is uniquely passed down by oral tradition through stories, and folklore. In a meaningful way it provides an interesting channel to pass down information; however, the disadvantage with this, is that eventually information will become lost (death of our elders) while some aspects may be chang...