Google Stat Of The Week, #1 In A Series Etc Etc


“manufactured pop”: 9,310
“manufactured rock”: 464 (largely about landscaping, alas)
“manufactured soul”: 121
“manufactured dance”: 54
“manufactured r&b”: 38
“manufactured hip-hop”: 33
“manufactured indie”: 20
“manufactured funk”: 11
“manufactured grime”: 8 (incl. 24’s Kim Bauer!)
“manufactured grunge”: 7
“manufactured ska”: 2
“manufactured dancehall”: 2
“manufactured reggae”: NO RESULTS!!!

(Analysis: Jamaica’s manufacturing base has long been weak owing to lack of outside investment in the post-colonial era and a reliance on the tourist industry. However this has apparently brought it the realness.)