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Definitions of "Riddim"

1. Riddim (Noun)

English Translation



A reggae/dancehall term used to refer to the instrumental component of a song. Thus a reggae/dancehall song consists of riddim plus the vocal song by the DJ/singer. A single riddim is normally used by multiple artists to record their tracks. A few popular reggae riddims include “Sleng Teng Riddim”, “Fever Pitch Riddim” and “Benz and Bimma”

Example Sentences

Patois: Di benz and bimma riddim sound maad
English: The benz and bimma instrumental sounds dope

Related Words

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posted by anonymous on October 2, 2013