1990s Hip Hop - New Jack Swing

1990's Hip-Hop - New Jack Swing

New Jack Swing or Swingbeat is a style of Hip-Hop/RnB that developed during the late 1980’s and early 1990’s from the New York club scene. It is the perfect bridge between Rap and RnB with influences from Disco, Funk and others.

The genre sprung up from Janet Jackson’s 3rd album “Control” and was made popular by artists like Bell Biv Devoe, Bobby Brown, Keith Sweat, Guy and TLC among others. The classic New Jack Swing sound was further developed by producers like Babyface & L.A. Reid, Bernard Belle and Teddy Riley – the man responsible for the invention of New Jack Swing.
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