What Does SKA Mean?

SKA is a genre of dance music that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s. Historians typically divide the history of SKA into three periods:
  • The 1960s - The original Jamaican SKA scene.
  • The late 1970s - The Two-Tone SKA revival in Britain.
  • The late 1980s and 1990s - Third wave SKA, which involved bands from a wide range of countries around the world.
This video features a compilation of bands from throughout the three waves of SKA:

Top 10 Ska Bands

Summary of Key Points

"Genre of Dance Music" is the most common definition for SKA on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Genre of Dance Music
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of SKA Used in a Text


See Also

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