Chutney Music - Chutney Music Chutney music is the...

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Chutney Music Chutney music is the signature Indo-Caribbean form of music, indigenous to the southern and the rest of the Caribbean. It derives elements from traditional Bhojpuri folk songs, Soca and Indian filmi songs, and more recently from Reggae and Dancehall music. The music was created by Indo- Caribbean people whose ancestors were transported to the West Indies as indentured servants and later immigrants, during the 19th century. Chutney music was pioneered by a man named Sundar Popo, also deemed as "The King Of Chutney" The modern chutney artist writes lyrics in either Hindi, Bhojpuri (a sort of regional dialect and/or offshoot of Hindi) or English and then lays it on top of beats that come from Indian beats from the dholak mixed with the Soca beat. It should be noted, though, that most Indo-Caribbean people only speak English (a Caribbean form of English anyway, such as Guyanese English ), but the reason many songs are sung in Indian languages is because most Chutney singers get
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