Definition of ragga in English:


Syllabification: rag·ga
Pronunciation: /ˈraɡə


chiefly British
A style of dance music similar to dancehall in which a DJ improvises lyrics over a sampled or electronic backing track.
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  • The trio's music is indeed firmly rooted in the rhythms of house music although it incorporates ragga, reggae, dance hall, rap and contemporary R&B.
  • Yet, their early releases remained surprisingly conservative considering the angle adopted by the pair, sticking to hip-hop, ragga and dancehall a tad too closely for comfort.
  • But the rest of the record is pretty good too, shifting wildly between bluesy rap, dancefloor ragga, punk guitar, dubbed-out ska and spacey ambience.


1990s: from ragamuffin, because of the style of clothing worn by its followers.

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