When Dancehall was Nice
In the 80s Dancehall Reggae Recall
With the Sound Systems as its Heartbeat, the Entertainers as its voice and the People as its Body & Soul, the 1980s in summary was the pivotal turning point in the transformation of Dancehall becoming an industry. Today, the 80s foundation is still seen as the cornerstone of the business
The 1980s era was the decade referred to by many older dancehall fans and entertainers as the time "when dancehall was nice." It was also the years of some of the most significant changes in the dancehall. For example: Sound Systems which is the heartbeat of the dancehall, became more equipped from the transformation to the new digital age and computerized rhythms began appearing on turntables.