UK garage

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UK Garage
Stylistic originsGarage house, contemporary R&B, oldschool jungle, reggae, hip hop, dance
Cultural originsEarly to mid-1990s, England
Typical instrumentsSynthesizer, drum machine, sequencer, keyboard, sampler
Mainstream popularityMainstream success late 1990s & early 2000s / underground 2011 onwards
Subgenres
Speed garage - 2-step garage - Breakstep - Future garage
Fusion genres
Dubstep - Bassline - Grime - UK funky

UK garage (sometimes shortened to UKG and simply Garage) is a genre of electronic music originating from England in the early 1990s. It is made up of elements from Garage house, R&B, drum & bass, dance, reggae and hip hop music. It was very popular during the beginning of the 21st Century with teenagers and young adults listening to it. Some of its most popular musicians to perform UK garage are Mis-Teeq, Sweet Female Attitude, So Solid Crew, Shola Ama, Tinie Tempah, DJ Pied Piper, Craig David and Daniel Bedingfield. It is also a genre that blends with grime.