Wats the difference between a riff and a chorus in a song? Read more: wats the difference between a riff and a chorus in a song?
A riff is a musical interlude, which may and mostly does change throughout the song while a chorus is the repeated element in such song. The riff can also appear at the start of the song while a chorus rarely, if ever, does.
Chorus is background music Riff is like a part that is main I believe, that's why in lyrics they usually say guitar riff, I'm pretty sure riff Is for instruments mainly.