Jazz drummer and hip-hop producer Karriem Riggins will perform live with Sir Paul McCartney at the MusiCares gala in Los Angeles tomorrow, February 9, at 7 pm (PST) and also at the Grammy Awards on February 12.
Paul McCartney's latest album 'Kisses on the Bottom' was released yesterday, on February 7. It features Karriem Riggins on drums and percussion.
The album also includes guest appearances by Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder and Diana Krall.
Karriem previously worked with jazz legends like Oscar Peterson, Herbie Hancock and Ray Brown.
He has also worked as a musician and producer with hip-hop artists such as The Roots, and Erykah Badu.
Karriem is currently recording his self-titled debut album. Additionally, he is planning an instrumental album, 'Alone Together', set for release on Stones Throw Records this summer.