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Definitions of "Deejay"

1. Deejay (Noun)

English Translation



A person who sings or raps over a rhythm or beat

Example Sentences

Patois: Di deejay a spit lyrics pon di riddim.
English: The rapper is spitting lyrics on the rhythm.

Related Words

Roots , Reggae , Bam Bam , Burning Spear ,

posted by anonymous on May 23, 2024

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Other Definitions of "Deejay"

2. Deejay (Noun)

English Translation



A term used in reggae to refer to a DJ or MC who sings or toasts over instrumental tracks

Example Sentences

Patois: Di deejay mash up di dance with his lyrics and energy
English: The deejay rocked the dance with his lyrics and energy

Related Words

One Drop , One Love , No woman no cry , Patan ,

posted by anonymous on July 18, 2023

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