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Grammy/Mega-Producer Teddy Riley! Welcome Home To Harlem! Master Talk/Youth Meet And Greet!

Grammy/Mega-Producer Teddy Riley! Welcome Home To Harlem! Master Talk/Youth Meet and Greet!
Dec 10

Grammy/Mega-Producer Teddy Riley! Welcome Home To Harlem! Master Talk/Youth Meet And Greet!

Our organization empowers our youth. Therefore, all Adults MUST bring a young person. Need not be a World of Money graduate. School and youth groups are welcome. Youth must be accompanied by an ADULT CHAPERONE. All youth are welcome. Bring photo identification. Courteous and positive behavior. Limited seats. Admittance on a first come basis. All must have a free Eventbrite ticket. MUSIC BY: djFRiTZo! [https://www.djfritzo.com/] TEDDY RILEY 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. 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. In 1987, Riley, Aaron Hall, and Timmy Gatling formed the R&B group Guy. Then 23-year old Teddy Riley produced the "Dangerous" LP by Michael Jackson which sold more than 32 million copies worldwide, debuted at No.1 on Billboard 200, remained on the Billboard 200 chart 117 weeks. He also won a Grammy for Best Engineered Album Non-Classical. The album also received three Grammy Nominations for Best Pop Vocal Male, Best R&B Vocal Male and "Jam" as Best R&B Song. Nine singles were released coupled with hit song “Remember the Time” and it was Michael Jackson's fastest selling album in the United States with gross earnings for Sony at a bit over a billion dollars. The RIAA certified "Dangerous" seven times platinum. This was the most successful New Jack Swing album of all times. Riley also produced four songs on the "Invincible" LP by Michael Jackson in 2001. ​In 1989, Riley produced Big Daddy Kane's "I Get The Job Done", as well as other work for The Jacksons, The Winans, James Ingram; he also created the highly successful remix of Jane Child, "Don't Wanna Fall in Love", which became a crossover pop smash. During the era of New Jack Swing, Riley composed, produced and/or wrote Billboard chart topping, award winning RIAA certified hits and LP's for his Multi-Platinum R&B hit group Guy (Groove Me, Let’s Chill, I Like, Teddy’s Jam) Johnny Kemp,(Just Got Paid) Bobby Brown, (My Prerogative) Heavy D, (Now that We Found Love) High Five, (The Kissing Game) The Winans, (It’s Time) Wreckx-N-Effect, SWV, Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Patti Labelle, Whitney Houston, Al B Sure, MC Hammer, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, NSYNC, Big Daddy Kane, New Kids on the Block, Joe, Kenny Lattimore, Robin Thicke, Boys II Men, Lady Gaga, and an extensive list of others. TEDDY RILEY LOOKS FORWARD MEETING YOUTH AND SHARING HIS INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE! ​  More Info

when: December 10 @ 5pm - 6:30pm
where: Harlem Hospital, 506 Lenox Avenue, Auditorium, New York, New York, 10018 (map)
price: Free
category: Swing
 

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