Reggae vs Riddim - What's the difference?

reggae | riddim |


As nouns the difference between reggae and riddim

is that reggae is reggae while riddim is an instrumental version of a song in jamaican or caribbean music, usually with a drum pattern and a prominent bassline.

reggae

English

Noun

(wikipedia reggae) (-)
  • (rasta, music) A form of music originating in Jamaica and associated with Rastafarianism, featuring a heavy bass line, percussive rhythm guitar on the offbeat, often with close vocal harmonies.
  • riddim

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia riddim)
  • An instrumental version of a song in Jamaican or Caribbean music, usually with a drum pattern and a prominent bassline.