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riddim is no slang, riddim is sacred. this word describes rhythmic patterns that are handed down from generations. virtually all the reggae you are familar with is based on classic riddims, shit even the james bond theme is based on a riddim. riddim is part of the soul it is ancient!
this riddim is in the style of rub a dub dub
by dubpl8s January 06, 2004
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(i)Rhythm or beat. Particularly reggae, dancehall.
(ii)In praise of a good/funky rhythm or beat.
(i) If you can't chat over sleng-teng riddim, you might as well give up.

(ii) I listened to Twisted's new tune and thought 'riddim'!
by MaNaTaRmZ August 24, 2003
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New York slang term for very very heavy and gross sounding/ disturbing sounding dubstep. This genre is described as loud, and distinguished electronic banging noises;hey are usually repetative and follow a simple rhythm. People dancing to this music usually bang their head very hard to this music or dances provocatively in slow motion. This music is associated with the EDM scene and has become popular over the years. Some riddim dubstep artists are: Kj sawka, boogie t, subtronics, dirt monkey, midnight tyrannosaurus, or Monxx
"Dude, were you at that riddim show last weekend in BK? "

"Are you into riddim?"
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~noun

non-standard spelling of "rhythm".

'Riddim' is a sub-genre / offspring of trance music, collaberatively created and introduced in 2011 by famous musicians, 'Getter' and 'Darude'.

Origin: representing a Jamaican pronunciation; the Jamaican Patois of the English word "rhythm".

Riddims are the instrumental backgrounds of reggae, lovers rock, dub, ragga, dancehall, soca, bouyon and also grime compositions. Also, rare cases in reggaeton.

A riddim (Patois for instrumental rhythm track) is an instrumental version of a song, which applies to various types of music, Riddims usually consist of a drum patter and a prominent bass line.
"Yo Dodge, how was that?"
"Yeah, that riddim's pretty good. Needs more screaming and shouting."
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Riddim is a genre in Edm that has been blowing up thanks to artist like MONXX and Excision bringing light to it. Riddim is like dubstep , but worse on your ears. Usually riddim is off beat, repeats the same sound over and over again, and has a group of "head bangers" headbanging to the said off beats sounds.
Guy 1: Hey man you listen to riddim?

Guy 2: What the fuck is a riddim?
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The slight jiggle "in the trunk" that a carribean woman has as she walks down the street. Imagine the 'double beat' sound of reggae, as correlating to a rump rising and falling, jiggling slightly because the woman has some extra fat there.
Bwoyy, gi'll got RIDDEM, derr!
by MNO June 22, 2005
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