Badman Riddim (Jump)

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"Badman Riddim (Jump)"
Single by Vato Gonzalez featuring Foreign Beggars
Released 19 June 2011
Format Digital download
Recorded 2007 - 2010
Genre Dirty House[1]
Length 2:46
Label Ministry of Sound
Writer(s) Henry Ritson, Pavan Mukhi, Ebow Graham, Bjorn Franken
Vato Gonzalez singles chronology
"Take This Higher"
"Badman Riddim (Jump)"
"Not a Saint"

"Badman Riddim (Jump)" is a song by Dutch DJ/producer Vato Gonzalez featuring vocals from British hip hop/grime group Foreign Beggars. It was released on 19 June 2011 as a digital download in the United Kingdom. It contains samples of "Gojira Tai Mosura", the theme song from the 1992 sci-fi film Godzilla vs. Mothra, by Japanese composer Akira Ifukube. The same sample was famously and controversially used in the Pharoahe Monch hit song "Simon Says".

The song is featured as part of the soundtrack for FIFA Street.[2]

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Badman Riddim (Jump)" was first released onto YouTube on 18 May 2011 at a total length of 2 minutes and fifty-two seconds.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Badman Riddim (Jump)" (Radio Edit) 2:45
2. "Badman Riddim (Jump)" (Extended) 5:02
3. "Badman Riddim (Jump)" (Tru_Fix & Thunderskank Vocal Mix) 5:03
4. "Badman Riddim (Jump)" (Mark Maitland Mix) 6:12
5. "Badman Riddim" (Friction Mix) 4:26
6. "Badman Riddim (Jump)" (Static Shock Vocal Mix) 6:36
7. "Badman Riddim (Jump)" (Dem 2's Late Night At Mandy Mix) 4:42
8. "Badman Riddim (Jump)" (7th Heaven Mix) 6:15
9. "Badman Riddim (Jump)" (Dem 2'd Burnin' Da Kood Mix) 4:34
10. "Badman Riddim" (Instrumental) 4:48

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[4] 76
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[5] 9
UK Indie (Official Charts Company)[6] 2
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[7] 2
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 7

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 19 June 2011 Digital download Ministry of Sound
United States[9] 27 September 2011 Digital download Robbins Entertainment