Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Teddy Riley’s musical legacy and revisit audio & video highlights from his career below!
Born: October 8, 1967
Biography: An innovator credited with creating New Jack Swing, a genre of music whose influence permeated musical categories including contemporary R&B, Hip-Hop, Gospel, Soul and Pop since the early ‘80s, Grammy award winning , multi-platinum mega-producer Teddy Riley continues to remain a relevant force in entertainment.
Companies including Yamaha, PreSonus, and AKAI have benefited from the his technical expertise lending to the creative properties in some of their products which have been major contributions on today's ever-evolving market. For more than 30 years, Teddy Riley’s career has embodied ingenuity as a recording artist, Songwriter, Producer, Composer, Arranger, Engineer, Music and Technology expert and World music trailblazer. With over 1000 credits to his name, the musical icon has been inducted into the Hip-Hop Hall of Fame and was recently awarded the Soul Train Legend award for his works in creating The New Jack Swing Era of music whose impact changed the sound of R&B indelibly. [Read Mr. Riley’s full bio via TeddyRiley.com]
Discography (Studio Albums):
The Future (1990)
Guy III (2000)
Another Level (1996)
Level II (2003)