"Upbeat precursor to reggae" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 04 Dec 2023

"Upbeat precursor to reggae" NYT crossword answer is:

SKA (3 letters length)

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The answer to the crossword clue "Upbeat precursor to reggae" from the New York Times (December 4, 2023) is SKA. Ska is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s and is considered to be the precursor to reggae. It is characterized by a walking bass line, offbeat accents, and a strong emphasis on the backbeat. Ska has been popularized by bands such as The Specials, Madness, and The English Beat.

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