Karriem Riggins
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1975-08-25
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Biography

Karriem Riggins is an American jazz drummer, hip hop producer, DJ, and sometimes rapper. He is a former member of the Ray Brown Trio and Mulgrew Miller trio and currently appears with Diana Krall. Riggins was born in Detroit, Michigan. His ...

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Rhodes Ahead
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Rhodes Ahead Rhodes Ahead Rhodes Ahead Rhodes Ahead
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Summer Maddness S.A.
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Summer Maddness S.A. Summer Maddness S.A. Summer Maddness S.A. Summer Maddness S.A.
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Matador
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Matador Matador Matador Matador
J Dilla
Body Movin' (feat. J-Rocc & Karriem Riggins)
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Body Movin' (feat. J-Rocc & Karriem Riggins) Body Movin' (feat. J-Rocc & Karriem Riggins) Body Movin' (feat. J-Rocc & Karriem Riggins) Body Movin' (feat. J-Rocc & Karriem Riggins)
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Double Trouble
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Double Trouble Double Trouble Double Trouble Double Trouble
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Bring that Beat Back
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Bring that Beat Back Bring that Beat Back Bring that Beat Back Bring that Beat Back
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A7 Mix
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A7 Mix A7 Mix A7 Mix A7 Mix
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J Dilla The Greatest
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J Dilla The Greatest J Dilla The Greatest J Dilla The Greatest J Dilla The Greatest
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Matador Posse Cut (Feat Homeboy Sandman)
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Matador Posse Cut (Feat Homeboy Sandman) Matador Posse Cut (Feat Homeboy Sandman) Matador Posse Cut (Feat Homeboy Sandman) Matador Posse Cut (Feat Homeboy Sandman)
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Matador pose Cut
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Matador pose Cut Matador pose Cut Matador pose Cut Matador pose Cut
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Aoohh!
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Aoohh! Aoohh! Aoohh! Aoohh!
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Ding Dong Bells
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Ding Dong Bells Ding Dong Bells Ding Dong Bells Ding Dong Bells
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Alto Flute
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Alto Flute Alto Flute Alto Flute Alto Flute
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Stadium Rock
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Stadium Rock Stadium Rock Stadium Rock Stadium Rock
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Daooooh
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Daooooh Daooooh Daooooh Daooooh
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Because
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Because Because Because Because
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Moogy Fog It
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Moogy Fog It Moogy Fog It Moogy Fog It Moogy Fog It
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Tom Toms
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Tom Toms Tom Toms Tom Toms Tom Toms
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Untitled
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Untitled Untitled Untitled Untitled
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Biography

Karriem Riggins is an American jazz drummer, hip hop producer, DJ, and sometimes rapper. He is a former member of the Ray Brown Trio and Mulgrew Miller trio and currently appears with Diana Krall.

Riggins was born in Detroit, Michigan. His father, Emmanuel Riggins, is also a musician, and Karriem would often play drums with him as a child. Riggins began producing hip hop in middle school and continued through high school. He studied music at Southfield High School as well, and joined Betty Carter's band Jazz Ahead soon after, at 17. When he was 19 (in 1994), Riggins moved to New York City, and joined the Ray Brown Trio in 1998. Riggins has also recorded and performed with Paul McCartney, Diana Krall, Donald Byrd, Hank Jones, Mulgrew Miller, Milt Jackson, Oscar Peterson, Cedar Walton, Roy Hargrove, and Bobby Hutcherson.

Away from jazz, Riggins has done production work for hip hop artists including Slum Village, Erykah Badu, Common, J Dilla, The Roots, Talib Kweli, Phat Kat, Consequence, and Dwele. He has collaborated with the hip hop multi-instrumentalist Madlib, performing on his 2007 album Yesterdays Universe and in collaborations entitled Supreme Team and The Jahari Massamba Unit. and also produced a portion of the soundtrack for the 2007 film Smokin' Aces.

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