The most important part of Jamaica is the music, and internationally known reggae musician Bob Marley is representative. Reggae, ska, mento, rocksteady, dub, and more all originated in the island's vibrant, and reggae even has also influenced American rap music. Also, it has inspired a number of dance styles as well.
At track and field athletics, Jamaicans have tended to do particularly well. Over the past, Jamaica has produced dozens of world class sprinters including Olympic and World Champion Usain Bolt. In addition, Jamaica has also produced several world class amateur and professional boxers, and other areas.