Erykah Badu took us all on a trip for the 2016 Soul Train Awards, and it was a fly blast from the past with glimpses of the future. Keep reading for a quick rundown of some of the show’s dopest moments. Erykah Badu Gives Hope For The Future Erykah came out looking like a […]
On the heels of his record-breaking American Music Awards nominations, 13 in total, Drake has another reason to celebrate because he just achieved the same feat at this year’s Soul Train Music Awards where he leads the pack with a whopping 12 nominations. Beyoncé is right behind Drizzy with multiple nominations as well, with 8 […]
At the beginning of the “New Jack Swing” movement, Teddy Riley played an integral part in the late Johnny Kemp’s success. His production on Kemp’s…
Chauncey Black, one of the founding members of the group Blackstreet, is suing Teddy Riley over the usage of the name Blackstreet in his latest musical endeavors.…
The Neptunes are known for their signature sound and working with some of the top hip hop artists in the game. The hit making production team has been making us dance since the early 90s. Word is, Pharrell Williams wrote Teddy Riley’s verses on “Rump Shaker.” There were rumors of The Neptunes actually producing the […]
Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Future Records Recording Studio 4338 Virginia Beach Boulevard Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1238 When: 1990 What: Harlem native Teddy Riley was instrumental in the rise of New Jack Swing; R&B infused with Hip-Hop flavored beats. After making his move to VA he would influence a number of new […]
Pharrell Williams, one-half of The Neptunes production team, celebrates his 38th birthday today. Pharrell may have only fully been part of the mainstream music consciousness for the last 10 years, but he’s been hard at work for nearly 20 years. Take a look back at some of Pharrell’s early work!
Teddy Riley changed the face of black music in the ’80s and early ’90s with the New Jack Swing sound he laced artists like Michael Jackson, Keith Sweat and Bobby Brown, as well his own groups Guy and Blackstreet.
By: Jem Aswad Rolling Stone Producer Teddy Riley — who worked with Michael Jackson in the 1990s and produced three songs on Michael — said today he has more songs “in my computer, waiting for [Jackson’s estate] to push the button.” One of those is “Blue Gangsta,” which leaked recently and is probably the funkiest song Jackson’s been associated […]