KARRIEM RIGGINS

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If jazz and hip-hop passionately and cleverly intertwined with one another, the hybrid result would be a musically gifted lovechild. Born August 25, 1975 in Detroit, MI, Karriem Riggins’ parents realized their son was gifted when he began digging through their records. He joined his father Emmanuel (who used to perform with jazz guitarist Grant Green) in the studio to play with instruments in the likeness of a musical great. Riggins continued his ongoing affair with music in his education and made hip-hop music in his spare time.

Riggins turned his love into a profession, moving to New York City in 1994 at the age of 19. He played drums in Betty Carter’s band “Jazz Ahead.” While Riggins strengthened and developed his forte, the jazz world became enraptured with such an exceptional performer. Riggins went on to perform with and appear on recordings with various jazz greats such as Hank Jones,
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KARRIEM RIGGINS Alone/ album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
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Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2012
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/Together
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2012
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Alone Together
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2012
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Headnod Suite
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2017

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Music Kaleidoscope
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2009

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