Happy 50th Birthday to Teddy Riley, Born October 8, 1967
): An innovator credited with creating New Jack Swing, a genre of music whose influence permeated works in creating The New Jack Swing Era of music whose impact changed the sound of R&B indelibly. As album was the song that inaugurated the New Jack Swing era, "I Want Her" (#1 R&B/#5 Pop), and was the R&B group Guy. Managed by Gene Griffin, Riley's work with Guy pioneered the New Jack Swing style New Jack Swing writing and producing for other artists was ushering a new sound that would become known as New Jack Swing. On
ALBUMISM PRESENTS: 20 New Jack Swing Era Albums That Still Sound Great Today [Part 2 of 2]
getting a thing / So just chill and get whipped by the New Jack Swing” – Wreckx-N-Effect, “New Jack Swing” (1989 PART 1 | PART 2 [Below] “The New Jack Swing is the sound that can flatter / Any other sound around Three decades since New Jack Swing’s inception, the Albumism team has decided to revisit a handful ALBUMISM PRESENTS: 20 New Jack Swing Era Albums That Still Sound Great Today [Part 2 of 2] ) The specific timing of the relatively short-lived New Jack Swing movement’s genesis behind the inception of the hip-hop influenced R&B subgenre. In fact, the term “New Jack Swing” was New Jack Swing article entitled “Teddy Riley’s New Jack Swing: Harlem Gangsters Raise a Genius.” Others contend that
ALBUMISM PRESENTS: 20 New Jack Swing Era Albums That Still Sound Great Today
getting a thing / So just chill and get whipped by the New Jack Swing” – Wreckx-N-Effect, “New Jack Swing” (1989 PART 1 [Below] | PART 2 “The New Jack Swing is the sound that can flatter / Any other sound around Three decades since New Jack Swing’s inception, the Albumism team has decided to revisit a handful ) The specific timing of the relatively short-lived New Jack Swing movement’s genesis behind the inception of the hip-hop influenced R&B subgenre. In fact, the term “New Jack Swing” was New Jack Swing article entitled “Teddy Riley’s New Jack Swing: Harlem Gangsters Raise a Genius.” Others contend that ALBUMISM PRESENTS: 20 New Jack Swing Era Albums That Still Sound Great Today
Happy Birthday to Bobby Brown, Born February 5, 1969
R&B stars of the late '80s and early '90s, Bobby Brown was the performer who popularized new jack swing, a blockbuster Don't Be Cruel album and thus making new jack swing the dominant trend in R&B through the early
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Lisa Stansfield’s ‘Affection’ (1989)
during that time—from New Jack Swing to R&B to hip-hop to house to the birth of so-called grunge
WELCOME BACK WAX: Tony! Toni! Toné!’s ‘Sons of Soul’ Returns on Vinyl
managed to eschew their earlier experiments with New Jack Swing, while redefining their own Oakland funk
Sweet Soul Music: Diana Ross’ ‘Red Hot Rhythm & Blues’ Turns 30
black music in 1987: house, hip-hop and New Jack Swing. Instead, despite its fiery title, Red Hot . Rodgers sought to tailor the aforementioned house, hip-hop and New Jack Swing music of the period to
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Tony! Toni! Toné!’s ‘House of Music’
possibilities of classic funk and soul during the burgeoning New Jack Swing movement in the late 1980s and New Jack swing on my nuts” from Ice Cube’s 1991 song, “The Wrong Nigga to Fuck With,” the Tonies for cleverly mixing classic soul influences with hip-hop informed New Jack Swing elements, the flashy New Jack Swing era, by greatly venturing through Black music’s wondrous past for inspiration and eschewed their earlier experiments with New Jack Swing and rose as accomplished modern-day funk and soul
ALBUM REVIEW: On ‘Timeless,’ After 7 Return to Sing Soul for the Ages
scene in 1989, they painted their own shade of traditional vocal group soul and New Jack Swing, the
PLAYLIST: Portrait of the Artist Volume 5 – Raphael Saadiq
. A central figure within the ascendance of the new jack swing movement during the late ‘80s and
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Michael Jackson’s ‘Dangerous’
hopes of reconnecting with his dwindling African-American fan base, Jackson drafted in new jack swing pioneer New Jack Swing hybrid of Cleopatra and Indiana Jones.” Some listeners may view “Can’t Let Her Get Away sounds of hip-hop, grunge rock, and new jack swing captivated the nation’s attention with Public Enemy
SOUNDTRACK SALUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of the Music From ‘New Jack City’ [Includes Stream]
Brown (expertly played by Wesley Snipes), the music is squarely rooted within the emergent new jack swing movement
Happy Birthday to Al B. Sure!, Born June 4, 1968
was one of new jack swing's most popular romantic singers and producers. He is best known for the role
Happy Birthday to Brian McKnight, Born June 5, 1969
new jack swing era and, nearly 20 years later, shared chart space with singers half his age. He
Happy Birthday to Missy Elliott, Born July 1, 1971
invalidate the argument that soul left commercial R&B after new jack swing. Elliott's solo smashes
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of The Brand New Heavies’ ‘Heavy Rhyme Experience: Vol. 1’
some commercial success within a landscape still dominated by the New Jack Swing movement. Going back
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defined the new jack swing era. Meanwhile, Bell, Bivins, DeVoe, Tresvant, and Gill (who debuted with the
Fly Away: Mariah Carey’s ‘Butterfly’ Turns 20
. The long player situated Carey in the post-New Jack Swing, late ‘90s overlap between modern R&B and
Happy Birthday to MC Lyte, Born October 11, 1970
. She sweetened up a little on 1991's Act Like You Know, noted for its new jack swing sound and the hit
Happy Birthday to Usher, Born October 14, 1978
an instant impact in R&B's post-new jack swing era. He successfully rode mainstream songwriting and
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