The best New Jack Swing songs are sonically defined as R&B with production more traditionally associated with hip-hop. But it’s also a culture too.
The fashion and style of New Jack Swing was an integral part of the genre's worldwide appeal. This photo essay presents some of the biggest names looking their finest.
Mixing hip-hop with R&B, New Jack Swing dominated the US charts between 1989 and 1993, and its innovations have left an indelible influence on modern music.
Blackstreet’s debut album saw Teddy Riley find his footing again as a performer, while helping R&B crossover from urban radio to the Top 40.