Karriem Riggins
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1975-08-25
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Karriem Riggins

Karriem Riggins Biography (Wikipedia)

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, Donald Byrd, Hank Jones, 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, Kanye West, 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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Suite Poetry (feat. Jessica Care Moore)
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Suite Poetry (feat. Jessica Care Moore)
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Chop Chop
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Chop Chop
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Never Come Close
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Never Come Close
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Bahia Dreamin'
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Bahia Dreamin'
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Body Movin' (feat. J-Rocc & Karriem Riggins)
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Body Movin' (feat. J-Rocc & Karriem Riggins)
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Oddness
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Oddness
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4Es'J
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4Es'J
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J Dilla The Greatest
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J Dilla The Greatest
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Boy Is Doin' It Right
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Boy Is Doin' It Right
Kaytranada
Bus Ride
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Bus Ride
Kaytranada
Bus Ride
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Bus Ride
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Rhodes Ahead
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Rhodes Ahead
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Summer Maddness S.A.
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Summer Maddness S.A.
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Matador
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Matador
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Double Trouble
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Double Trouble
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Bring that Beat Back
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Bring that Beat Back
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A7 Mix
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A7 Mix
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Matador Posse Cut (Feat Homeboy Sandman)
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Matador Posse Cut (Feat Homeboy Sandman)
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Matador pose Cut
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Matador pose Cut
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Aoohh!
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Aoohh!
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Ding Dong Bells
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Ding Dong Bells
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Alto Flute
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Alto Flute
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Stadium Rock
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Stadium Rock
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