‘What’s The 411?’ introduced to the world a fusion of R&B hooks and hip-hop beats.
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.
In late 1988, the band went 'Once More Into The Bleach' with a remix album featuring new versions of their biggest songs.
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.
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.
Hip-Hop opened a can of concrete honesty and emotional turmoil with gritty soundscapes that at times felt like a Martin Scorcese movie filmed in the ghetto.