What Is the Difference between Ska and Reggae?

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Ska and Reggae are both Jamaican genre of music, but differ in tone, music and the instrumentals. Ska combines elements of calypso and Caribbean mento, R&B and American jazz. Reggae on the other hand is used in a broader sense in reference to the Jamaican genre of music and has a rhythm-style characterised by a heavy back-beating rhythm.
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