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Answer for the clue "Sound from Jamaica", 6 letters:
reggae

Alternative clues for the word reggae

Jamaican music

Bob Marley's music

Music for which Peter Tosh is famous

Jamaican export

Rasta's music

Music from Jamaica

Wailers' music

Popular music genre

Genre of the double-platinum box set "Songs of Freedom"

Ska relative

Repetitive bass riffs and regular chords played on the off beat by a guitar

Popular music originating in the West Indies

Jamaican rock style

Modern jazz form

Jamaican music form

Jamaican musical form

Word definitions for reggae in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES roots reggae COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ NOUN music ▪ From within came the crash of reggae music . ▪ Luckily the driver has on some kind of fabulous reggae music . ▪ If Island were having hits with reggae music , Virgin...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context rasta music English) A form of music originating in Jamaica and associated with Rastafarianism, featuring a heavy bass line, percussive rhythm guitar on the offbeat, often with close vocal harmonies.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1968, Jamaican English (first in song title "Do the Reggay" by Toots & the Maytals), perhaps [OED, Barnhart] related to rege-rege "a quarrel, protest," literally "ragged clothes," variant of raga-raga , alteration and reduplication of English rag (n.).

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. popular music originating in the West Indies; repetitive bass riffs and regular chords played on the off beat by a guitar

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s. The term also denotes the modern popular music of Jamaica and its diaspora . A 1968 single by Toots and the Maytals " Do the Reggay " was the first popular song to use the word " reggae...

Usage examples of reggae.

The lilting reggae strains of Bob Marley began to pulse through the speakers, having an almost instant mellowing effect on us both.

The bad news is she smokes enough dope to supply a reggae festival in Kingston.

I was here to shift some antique silver, and the nutter earaches me over reggae and steel bands?

Add a little reggae and what more suitable combination of themes for calling up a proper boat?

The obvious tension of the Jamaicans stood in sharp contrast to the sonorous reggae rhythm that pealed from a radio on the nightstand.

Annissa watched and waited inside, her manicured nails tapping a reggae beat on the glossy metal of the small airplane she stood beside.

The soothing mixture of the faint reggae beat blended with the lapping of the ocean waves whisking her away.

Those things never go out of style, that grinding racha chacha chacha sound they make, speakers blasting out salsa, border reggae, warped conjuntos, Malaysian pop, music from a million places jammed together into one big scratchy, bumping, throbbing noise that put grooves on the inside of your skull.

  Blunt Force Trauma play a kind of speed reggae heavily influenced by the antitechnological ideas of the Meltdowns.

Blunt Force Trauma play a kind of speed reggae heavily influenced by the antitechnological ideas of the Meltdowns.

Oddly this is followed by two instrumentals: the eerie African‑influenced reggae dance track "Bobo Tempo" and the second part of "Small World.

Their songwriting grew more sophisticated and the group wasn't afraid to quietly explore other genres – notably reggae ("Tell Her a Little Lie") and ballads ("Hope You Love Me Like You Say" and "Is It Me?