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Wiley Riley

Interview by Jeff Lorez, Blues & Soul, 1 December 1992

Jeff Lorez caught up with Teddy Riley when he was "on a kind of break", having just completed the Wreckx-N-Effect album and preparing forthcoming work ...

Blackstreet, the Whitehead Brothers: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Live Review by Paul Sexton, The Times, 21 December 1994

Magpie raiders ...

Blackstreet: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Live Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 14 January 1995

MODESTY might not be Teddy Riley's strongest suit, but he's certainly earned the right to project himself as a streetwise megalomaniac from the forgotten projects ...

Blackstreet: Another Level (Interscope)

Review by Michael A. Gonzales, Vibe, November 1996

IT'S ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE to remember the way R&B sounded before producer Teddy Riley created the urban-jungle grooves that became known as new jack swing. ...

Venus fires and retro rockets

Report and Interview by Paul Sexton, The Times, 29 November 1996

Graphic sex is out and good, old-fashioned lurve is in for America's latest soul stars. Paul Sexton meets some of them ...

Snoop Doggy Dogg, Blackstreet, SWV: Super Jam 1,
 Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Paul Sexton, The Times, 6 December 1996

Beauty and the beast ...

Snoop Doggy Dogg, Blackstreet: Nynex, Manchester

Live Review by Paul Moody, New Musical Express, 14 December 1996


New Edition, Keith Sweat, BLACKstreet: Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Amy Linden, New York Daily News, 13 January 1997

New Edition Recaptures Old Feeling ...

Blackstreet, Brownstone: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Paul Sexton, The Times, 24 April 1997

Street life of Riley ...

Blackstreet: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Angus Batey, New Musical Express, 3 May 1997

GIANT VIDEO screens above the stage are showing two members of Blackstreet rendered as puppets, and they're having a bit of a row about something. ...

Blackstreet: Finally (Interscope)

Review by Amy Linden, Vibe, March 1999

EVEN WITH 16 years worth of hits on his résumé, it's hard to sum up just what the "Teddy Riley sound" is. ...

see also Teddy Riley


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