Karriem Riggins: “J Dilla Inspired Me to Continue Learning About Music”

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Getting Into Music:

“Just being around my dad at a young age, I starting playing drums when I was three. My dad is a jazz musician, he plays organ and piano, so being around him influenced me to pursue music. So in high school, always loving hip-hop, being around my peers who break dance and all that—that’s kind of how I put my foot in both lanes.

“DJ House Shoes, we went to high school together. A group called 31 Flavors out of Detroit. So, yeah—that was pretty much the crew.”