Reggae is now a United Nations cultural treasure - an "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity". The UN called a cultural that is protecting and promoting. Reggae started in Jamaica in the 1960s. Pioneers include like Bob Marley. Jamaica's was pleased with reggae's new . It said: "Reggae is Jamaican. It is a music that have created that has penetrated all of the world."
The UN called reggae a of different influences, from Jamaica and the Caribbean. It has neo-African , soul, rhythm and blues, Ska and Rock Steady. It added that reggae is, "the of the marginalized". Reggae is loved by all over the world. The UN said reggae contributed to, " discourse on of injustice, resistance, and humanity," and was an , sensual and spiritual of music.