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[But when the infectious beat of reggaetón, which is derived from Jamaican dancehall and other Afro-Caribbean beats, became popular on the Spanish-speaking island, many local rappers abandoned standard hip-hop breakbeats.] Latinos are children of la rumba, ... When people play drums it gets our attention right away. When we saw that, we realized there wasn't so much interest in hip-hop here anymore. We started to incorporate the ideas we had doing hip-hop with the base of dancehall and reggae en Español.


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