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Teddy Riley also known to the world as “The King of New Jack Swing has truly made a name for himslef. At the age of 15, he produced the underground classic "Raps New Generation", by Classical II. His composition of one-hit wonder Johnny Kemp's "Just Got Paid" became a very popular track reaching 1 on the billboard R&B charts in the spring of 1988. Keith Sweat’s Just Got Paid was also produced by Teddy Riley. Along with ohther Sweat hits such as, Make It Last Forever, released in November 1987and "I Want Her" , "Something Just Ain't Right". He also produced tracks for hip hop artists such as Kool Moe Dee and Heavy D. and The Boys on their debut album, Livin' Large (1987) on Uptown/MCA Records...
Riley's first major mainstream hit produced song was Bobby Brown’s "My Prerogative" along with writing skills of Guy's Aaron Hall. Riley got the idea of forming his own group after it was suggested to him that a younger singer named Aaron Hall was looking to join a group. After meeting at a New York mall, Riley and Hall became friends and formed what would be Guy in 1987. Complete with a third member – Timmy Gaitling- they recorded and finished their self-titled debut in the summer 1988, which by the time of Gatling's exit and Hall's younger brother Damian's entry. The album sold over 3 million copies with hits like "Groove Me", "Teddy's Jam", "Piece of My Love", "I Like" and "Spend the Night". The album had established the group as a unique R&B musical force through out the end of the 1980s into the 1990s...
Guy appeared on the 1989 Spike Lee film Do The Right Thing soundtrack with their song "My Fantasy" In 1990 Teddt produced hits such as ""Wanna Get With U", "Let's Chill", "Do Me Right", "Her" and "D.O.G. Me Out". Guy contributed a song to the soundtrack of Mario Van Peebles 1991 directoral debut film New Jack City, which stared Wesley Snipes, Ice-T and Chris Rock. Guy also appeared in the film as the New Year's Eve Band. Guy also contributed to the 1992 film FernGully: The Last Rainforest soundtrack, with the song "Land Of A Thousand Dances" Before the band Guy split up, Riley moved his music operations to Virginia Beach, where he set up his Future Recording Studio...
Teddy worked on Michaels Jackson’s Dangerous and Invincible. Including the hits "Remember the Time", "Jam" which featured Heavy D, "In the Closet", the title song "Dangerous", "Heaven Can Wait", and "Whatever Happens" featuring Carlos Santana. Riley also went on to contribute to the Juice soundtrack which starred rapper Tupac Shakur aka 2Pac. Riley's song "Is It Good To You" performed with long time collaborator Tammy Lucas was a smash hit. His fellow ex-Guy bandmate Aaron Hall was also on the soundtrack his song "Don't Be Afraid" was one of the big hits on the soundtrack...
Even throughout his reign as producer, Riley found time to form another band Blackstreet in 1992. The first song that Blackstreet released was "Baby Be Mine" which was off the "CB4" soundtrack which starred Chris Rock. In 1994 Blackstreet released their debut self-titled platinum selling album which featured the hits "Booti Call" and "Before I Let Go". The follow-up album took the group to national prominence with the release of their second effort, Another Level, in 1996, which sold 4x platinum, it featured their biggest-selling hit to date, "No Diggity". Currently Teddy Riley has been in the lab working effortlessly on his Urband ecclectic newly founded project “Adida” The Band” and Teddy Riley “The Comeback”...
Ginuwine emerged onto the Hip-Hop scene in the mid-90's and changed the game with some of the craziest beats and hottest lyrics ever introduced to the genre. Synonymous with Timbaland, Missy Elliott, and Aaliyah, the hip-hop collective released hit single after single often collaborating and performing together. The multi-Platinum recording star recently released his seventh album, Elgin, in 2011 and has scheduled an extensive and intimate concert tour to promote the disc. Don't miss a date on the Ginuwine concert schedule; Use Eventful as your source for Ginuwine tour dates and concert schedule information.
The DC native got his start working in the creative hip-hop outfit, Swing Mob, in the early '90s. The collective was led by Jodeci frontman, DeVante Swing, and featured Timbaland, Missy, and several other future hip-hop stars. Timbaland produced and co-wrote many of the tracks for Ginuwine's debut album Ginuwine….The Bachelor, which became an instant hit. The lead single, "Pony", is now an R&B throwback and continues to receive radio play. Ginuwine's debut was certified multi-Platinum and he became an overnight success story. Ginuwine continued to collaborate with Timbaland and Missy on his sophomore effort 100% Ginuwine, which was released in 1999. The album is his highest selling to-date and is also certified double-Platinum. The single, "So Anxious", was nominated for a Soul Train Award and Ginuwine tour dates were scheduled nationally to promote the disc.
Ginuwine returned in 2001 with The Life which featured the #1 R&B single - "Differences". Ginuwine was also featured on the #1 P. Diddy remix, "I Need A Girl Part II", and he starred in the 2002 film Juwanna Man, expanding his talents onto the big screen. He released his fourth effort, The Senior, in 2003 which featured the club-banger "Hell Yeah" and he was nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Male R&B Artist the same year. Ginuwine then made a foray into the business side of music by starting his own label - Bag Entertainment. Ginuwine tour dates were scheduled on the Ladies Night Out Tour and other live concert performances.
Since his heyday, Ginuwine has continued to record and release new material including Back II Basics in 2005, A Man's Thoughts in 2009, and his most recent effort Elgin in 2011. His current single, "Body", is the third and final cut from the album and he has been supporting the effort on the road since its release. The album was largely written by Ginuwine himself, and features two songs penned by the prolific balladeer - Diane Warren. One of the first and most creative Hip-Hop R&B performers, Ginuwine has been serving up ballads and club-bangers since "Pony" hit radio in 1995. Don't miss out on this live act when he visits a venue near you. Use Eventful as your source for Ginuwine tour dates and concert schedule information.
Rough-but-smooth male vocal quartet Jagged Edge formed in Atlanta, consisting of identical twin brothers Brandon "Case Dinero" Casey and Brian "Brasco" Casey, who had moved from their native Hartford, CT; Kyle Norman (aka "Quick"), whom they'd met through church activities; and Richard Wingo (aka "Wingo Dollar"), a late addition to the group suggested by Xscape's Kandi Burruss, who took their demo to superproducer Jermaine Dupri.
Jagged Edge signed to Dupri's So So Def label and in the summer of 1997 released their debut single, "The Way That You Talk," featuring appearances by Dupri and Da Brat; it reached the Top 40 of the R&B chart and was also a pop chart entry. Early in 1998, Jagged Edge released their first album, A Jagged Era, which went gold and spawned the Top 20 R&B, Top 40 pop hit "Gotta Be." Their next single, "He Can't Love U," appeared in the fall of 1998 and reached the Top Five of the R&B chart and the Top 20 of the pop chart, going gold in the process. It prefaced the group's second album, J.E. Heartbreak, which topped the R&B chart and hit the Top Ten of the pop chart, selling over 2,000,000 copies and spawning the number one R&B hits "Let's Get Married" (also Top 20 pop) and "Promise" (also Top Ten pop).
By the time of the release of Jagged Edge's third album, Jagged Little Thrill, in late June 2001, its leadoff single, "Where the Party At" (featuring Nelly), was nearing the R&B Top Ten and was in the pop Top 40. 2003's Hard and 2006's Jagged Edge followed.
Several months after releasing the RIAA-Certified Gold self-titled album Jagged Edge, the group parted ways with label Columbia Records, and signed to Jermaine Durpi's Island Urban Music, a subsidiary of Island Def Jam Music Group. Stay tuned for more information on Jagged Edge's forthcoming album, yet to be titled.