Sunday, May 28, 2017

Legendary Producer of Michael Jackson's "Dangerous" Album, Teddy Riley Interview

Teddy Riley receiving his legendary award 
Edward Theodore "Teddy" Riley is a singer-songwriter, musician, keyboardist, and record producer credited with the creation of the new jack swing genre.With production for artists such as Michael Jackson, Bobby Brown, Doug E. Fresh, Keith Sweat, Heavy D., Usher, Jane Child, and being founding member of groups Guy and Blackstreet, Riley is credited with having a massive impact and influence on the formation of contemporary R&B, hip-hop, soul and pop.

In 1987, Riley, Aaron Hall, and Timmy Gatling formed the R&B group, Guy. Riley's work with Guy pioneered the new jack swing style of R&B, which had been showcased previously in Riley's productions for Keith Sweat ("I Want Her") and Bobby Brown ("My Prerogative"). Riley formed a second group, Blackstreet. The group would go on to release the number one single "No Diggity" (featuring Dr. Dre and Queen Pen).

Riley co-produced half of Michael Jackson's album Dangerous, on the recommendation of Jackson's long-time producer Quincy Jones. Featuring the Riley co-produced the single "Remember the Time."
In an August 2010, co-executor of the Michael Jackson estate, confirmed that a posthumous album of Michael Jackson would be released, containing work done in the previous five years with various producers including Riley.

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