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Droop Lion Visits SiriusXM Studios on July 13, 2017 in New York City. (Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
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"Reggae Ride" host Howard "Flagga" Duperly says that even though reggae has spread to places like Japan and Germany, many big-name artists still come from Jamaica, where the style originated.

Dupperly speaks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about new reggae music coming out of Jamaica.

Note: We have a Spotify playlist and an Apple Music playlist for our weekly DJ Sessions.

Music From The Segment

Karen Smith, "Rush Rush" (song by Paula Abdul)

Kristine Alicia, "Key Lock"

Droop Lion, "Have You Seen The Rain"

Mykal Rose, "Love, Love, Love"

This segment aired on August 4, 2017.

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