Wreckx-N-Effect

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With their Teddy Riley -produced single of the same name in 1988, this US vocal group announced the arrival of New Jack Swing, or swingbeat. Formed by Markell Riley (Teddy’s brother), Brandon Mitchell (the Rileys’ half-brother), and Aquil Davidson, the group’s career was rocked by the death of Mitchell in a 1989 shooting. The intervening period was not especially kind in terms of commercial fortunes, with others capitalising on their style. However, Riley and Davidson did score a... Read more

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hip-hop
new jack swing
90s
rap
hip hop
old school
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