J Rocc and Karriem Riggins will tour Japan in August for three shows – their first time appearing together. J Rocc will DJ, Karriem Riggins will do a drum live session.
8.11 Sun – Osaka at Grand Café
Karriem Riggins is best known as a jazz drummer and hip-hop producer for
artists like Common, Slum Village, Talib Kweli and The Roots, but he
doesn’t categorize himself as anything but an artist. His solo album
Alone Together was released on Stones Throw in 2012.
J Rocc has been working with Stones Throw since the label's move to Los Angeles over a decade ago. He is a founding member of the Beat Junkies and the as the DJ for J Dilla and Madlib, he was the third member of Jaylib. His solo album Some Cold Rock Stuf was released on Stones Throw in 2011.
Here's a new mix from J Rocc released recently on his Mixcrate profile.
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