Bob Riddim (born François-Olivier Bouchard) is a Grammy nominated record producer, songwritter and multi-instrumentalist who has established himself as a colorful, fresh and versatile music creator for nearly two decades. A music producer who is pushing boundaries in different genres, all across the world, from his studio in the isolated, remote mountains of Canada.
Bob Riddim is best known for his blend of organic and modern musical elements. his sound spanning the genres of Reggae, Dancehall, Afro-Beats and Hip-Hop.
In the recent years, the producer’s sound flourished with Reggae’s new generation of artist having collaborated with the likes of Kabaka Pyramid, Yaadcore, Skillibeng, Xana Romeo, Naomi Cowan, Anthony B, Blvk H3ro, Wayne J, Turbulence, Evie Pukupoo, Exco Levi, Leno Banton, Addis Pablo, Rocky Dawuni, Neto Yuth and many others.
Bob Riddim had the honnor of producing Lee « Scratch » Perry’s final album Destiny. The idea driving this project is : The Upsetter, the legend meets the new generation of reggae artists, on modern reggae productions.
Bob is inspired by the great producers of yesterday and working towards building the legacy of the music and creating the sound for tomorrow.