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Definitions of "Rub-a-dub"

1. Rub-a-dub (Noun)


A style of reggae music characterized by a slower tempo and emphasis on bass and drum patterns

Example Sentences

Patois: Di rub-a-dub vibes mek yuh feel di bassline deep inna yuh chest
English: The rub-a-dub vibes make you feel the bassline deep in your chest

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2. Rub-a-dub


"Rub-A-Dub" or "Rub-A-Dub Style" is one the genres created during the passage between Reggae and Dancehall and was invented between the end of the 70s and the beginning of the 80s. The term "Rub-a-Dub" comes from a dance style where the man and woman rubs up very close together and grind their hips to the beat.

Example Sentences

Patois: Di gyal luv fi bubble pon di rub-a-dub music.
English: The girl loves to dance to the rub-a-dub music.

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posted by Greenllabel on March 1, 2017

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