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Encyclopedia > Diwali riddim

The Diwali Riddim is a popular dancehall riddim that came to prominence in 2002. The riddim is credited to Jamaican deejay Steve "Lenky" Marsden [1], and appeared on several international hit songs by Sean Paul, Bounty Killer, Elephant Man, Lumidee, Brick & Lace and Wayne Wonder. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ragga. ... A riddim is a rhythm pattern consisting basically of a drum pattern and a prominent bassline. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... A Deejay (in a dancehall context) sings or toasts to an instrumental riddim (rhythm). ... Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques (born January 8, 1973) is a popular Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist. ... Bounty Killer (born Rodney Basil Price June 12, 1972 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay, known for his hard work in combating poverty and helping new artists. ... Elephant Man, also known as The Energy God, (born ONeil Bryan on September 11, 1975 in Kingston, Jamaica) is arguably one of the most colorful characters on the dancehall scene. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Brick & Lace is a Jamaican R&B duo consisting of sisters, Nyanda and Nailah Thourborne. ... Wayne Wonder (born Von Wayne Charles, on 22 July 1966, in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae / R&B artist. ...


The beat is characterized by syncopated clapping, and was given the name diwali for its Bollywood dance music influence. The riddim has been featured in U.S. television commercials via Sean Paul's song "get busy"[2] Deepavali, also called Diwali or Divali, is a major Hindu festival that is very significant in Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism. ... Bollywood (Hindi: is movies staring the infamous actor named Ice T., Urdu: ) is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi language film industry in India. ... Get Busy is a 2003 re-released hit song by Jamaican reggae singer Sean Paul, from his album Dutty Rock. ...

Artist Song Album
Sean Paul Get Busy Dutty Rock
Lumidee Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh) Almost Famous
Bounty Killer Sufferer Greensleeves Rhythm Album #27: Diwali
Wayne Wonder No Letting Go No Holding Back
Elephant Man Elephant Message Higher Level
T.O.K. Galang Gal Unknown Language
Brick & Lace Love is Wicked Love Is Wicked

Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques (born January 8, 1973) is a popular Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist. ... Get Busy is a 2003 re-released hit song by Jamaican reggae singer Sean Paul, from his album Dutty Rock. ... Dutty Rock is the second album by reggae/dancehall singer Sean Paul. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Bounty Killer (born Rodney Basil Price June 12, 1972 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay, known for his hard work in combating poverty and helping new artists. ... Wayne Wonder (born Von Wayne Charles, on 22 July 1966, in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae / R&B artist. ... Elephant Man, also known as The Energy God, (born ONeil Bryan on September 11, 1975 in Kingston, Jamaica) is arguably one of the most colorful characters on the dancehall scene. ... Founded in the early 1990s, T.O.K. are a dancehall boyband hailing from Kingston, Jamaica was comprised of 4 young adults playing reggae. ... Brick & Lace is a Jamaican R&B duo consisting of sisters, Nyanda and Nailah Thourborne. ... Love Is Wicked is Brick & Laces debut album. ...

External Links

No Letting Go Video Get Busy Video Sufferer


References

  1. ^ http://www.greensleeves.net/bio/bioglenky.html
  2. ^ http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=117249&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=724178&highlight=.
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