A rhythm using accents often falling on the off beats or upbeats. Upbeats can also be called the and as in 1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and. Rhythms whose accents are primarily on the downbeat would not be syncopated, a march for instance is not syncopated. Styles of Music that use syncopated rhythms extensively are Latin, Funk, Jazz, Ska, Reggae, Ragtime, Rap, Jump, Polka and more.