Teddy Riley, Harlem’s legendary singer, songwriter, producer, and musician receives his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today.
Dubbed, “The King of New Jack Swing”, teddy Riley creating a whole genre of music after the success of his “New Jack Swing” with rap group Wreck-N-Effect in 1989.
Having worked with The Jacksons, Keith Sweat, Guy, Big Johnny Kemp and of course Bobby Brown, Teddy Riley also formed the group Blackstreet, responsible for the hit, “No Diggity” featuring Dr. Dre and Queen Pen in 1996.
Teddy Riley will be honored as the 2,680th star for his outstanding achievements in the category of Recording.
Connie Breeze and Teddy (along with Damion Hall of Guy) talk about Teddy’s incredible journey from Harlem to The Hollywood Walk of Fame in this episode of Backstage Stories with Connie Breeze