Jermaine Dupri co-signs Whitney Houston: ‘Bobby Brown is the king of R&B’

With the loss of several celebrities over the past few months, Jermaine Dupri hit up Twitter on Saturday, April 17, 2021, and decided to give Bobby Brown his flowers while he’s still here. The So So Def producer, who kicked Usher’s career into superstardom, stamped the late Whitney Houston’s sentiments that the former New Edition […]

Timbaland and Swizz Beatz reveal why Dr. Dre refused to do Verzuz (video)

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The Verzuz battle between Babyface and Teddy Riley was epic and their first attempt at the musical showdown was one of the most hilarious moments last year as Riley’s technical difficulties caused the event to be rescheduled. Little did we know that Riley’s snafu caused another musical legend to back out from an upcoming appearance […]

Bruno Mars shuts down cultural appropriation comments (video)

Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak reemerged on Friday, March 5 with the slick new video “Leave The Door Open” from their upcoming joint album An Evening With Silk Sonic. The duo stopped by The Breakfast Club too and discussed the new project. During the conversation, Charlamagne Tha God asked the “Uptown Funk” singer how he […]

Meet music exec Breyon Prescott, hype man for Teddy Riley-Babyface beat battle

Rolling out caught up with Breyon Prescott, the popular hype man who kept viewers entertained during the Instagram battle between Teddy Riley and Babyface. Unbeknownst to many viewers, Prescott, CEO of Chameleon Entertainment, is the man behind some of the most successful records in the entertainment industry. Tune in as he speaks about his current […]

Babyface claims Michael Jackson wanted to date Halle Berry (video)

One of the moments that punctuated the remarkable Instagram battle between Babyface and Teddy Riley was a never-before-heard story about the late, legendary Michael Jackson. More than a half-million music fans listened to the treasure trove of R&B classics from both Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, 62, and Edward Theodore “Teddy” Riley, 52, on Monday, April 20, […]

Teddy Riley vs. Babyface rematch is set

The much-ballyhooed heavyweight music battle between Teddy Riley and Babyface on Saturday, April 18, 2020, was a colossal and historic blunder. Riley tried to conduct an elaborate, multimedia show but ran into laughable technical issues and repeated circuit overloads. Nearly a half-million people reportedly arrived at the virtual club only to be turned away because […]

Funniest Teddy Riley memes after he messed up IG battle with Babyface (video)

Music icon Teddy Riley is bunkered down somewhere with the shades pulled low and icing down his massive ego after getting mauled on social media. Technical difficulties from his overproduction forced the postponement of an epic Instagram battle with Babyface — again. Nearly a half-million people waited anxiously for the IG music clash between iconic hitmakers […]

Legendary producer Teddy Riley gets star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (video)

Hip-hop revolutionary Teddy Riley changed the game forever with his brand of hip-hop soul called “New Jack Swing” in the late 1980s and early 1990s. His classic cuts with the group GUY (“Teddy’s Jam,” “Piece of My Love,” “I Like”) and Blackstreet (“No Diggity” and “Before I Let You Go”) and production work on Michael […]

Rhyon Brown talks debut album ‘Pretty Girl’ and what we can expect next

Rhyon Brown fell in love with creating music in a college dorm room. Brown began acting at the age of 5. Though her love affair with music began long before college, it wasn’t until her friends at the University of Southern California encouraged her to pursue music seriously that she realized she could pursue both […]

Patti LaBelle, Teddy Riley honored by National Museum of African American Music

The National Museum of African American Music will highlight the story of Black music from its African roots up to today’s music that shapes American culture. On June 1, the National Museum of African American Music celebrated Black Music Month with the 2017 My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon. The banquet, held at […]

Aaron Hall and Teddy Riley continue the Guy legend on tour

[jwplatform TuDscrCX] Aaron Hall and Teddy Riley returned to the stage New Year’s weekend giving the people what they have been asking for a very long time. Starting in Atlanta, the next stop was Birmingham, Alabama, and winding down on New Year’s Day in Columbus, Georgia. Guy brought in the new year doing what they […]

Teddy Riley’s label, TRX, hosts showcase looking for the next big star

Teddy Riley is back on the hunt for the next star to sign to his label. Teddy Riley Experience is back in full effect and there are several artists Riley has been eyeing to sign to his label. Approximately six acts showcased their talent in Atlanta. Riley is probably the most underrated producer who basically created […]

Keshia Knight Pulliam and friends attend ‘No Reservations Needed’ holiday dinner

Entertainment executive and philanthropist Shanti Das teamed up with actress Keshia Knight Pulliam and singer Teddy Riley on Nov. 21 for the 4th annual food drive to benefit The Atlanta Mission’s No Reservations Needed Thanksgiving Dinner. Food was collected at Walmart off MLK Drive in Atlanta. Hundreds of people showed up and contributed non-perishable goods, […]

Teddy Riley partners with Shanti Das to serve over 500 homeless at Atlanta Mission

Teddy Riley and Keshia Knight Pulliam partnered with Shanti Das for the third consecutive year to serve Thanksgiving dinner to over 500 homeless at the Atlanta Mission in downtown Atlanta. Riley turned it into a family affair as he was joined by his mom, his two sons, sister, attorney, Team Riley and some of his closest […]

Teddy Riley’s daughters create new girl group, RILEY; drop single featuring 2 Chainz

Musical genius Teddy Riley’s three daughters, Deja Riley, Taja Riley and Bobbie Riley are following in their daddy’s footsteps and living their musical dreams by creating a girl group called RILEY. They teamed up with 2 Chainz on the first track “£PoundFRANK” from their forthcoming EP titled Bermuda, which is scheduled to drop in 2016. Currently, Teddy Riley has partnered with Mona […]

Daddy issues dominate ‘Love & Hip Hop Hollywood’

“Love & Hip Hop Hollywood” has tackled numerous taboo subjects known for plaguing the African American community. Last week, the series showcased a bisexual male coming out to his high school sweetheart about his sexuality. Heart-wrenching dialogue is something Mona Scott-Young’s franchise series is known for, especially the Hollywood series. Still, the Monday, Oct. 26 episode […]

2015 Singers and Songwriters Retreat brings out music makers from across the country

Several hundred people packed the ballroom at the Ramada Capitol Plaza in Atlanta to kick off the 2015 Singers and Songwriters Retreat weekend.  As in past years, the conference started with the Icon Awards which again brought fourth the best of what it’s known for; a range of great vocalists, a powerful panel sharing their knowledge with the audience, […]

Teddy Riley and Aaron Hall unite at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta

During a very emotional performance by Teddy Riley and friends (along with Jodeci closing the show), the crowd went crazy when Riley announced he had a very special birthday present he wanted to share with the audience. Never in my wildest dreams would I have guess that Aaron Hall of Guy would come busting out the […]