Years Active: 1987–1991, 1999–2000, 2005–present
Genres: New Jack Swing, R&B
Guy is a hip hop, R&B and soul band most closely associated with the new jack swing style of the 1980s and 1990s. Guy was formed in Harlem, New York in 1987 by young musician/record producer Teddy Riley and R&B singer-songwriters Aaron Hall and Timmy Gatling. Riley and Gatling were childhood friends growing up in Harlem, and previously collaborated in the band Kids At Work. As Riley's reputation as a Hip hop producer grew in the mid-1980s, Hall was recruited to be the lead vocalist of what would become Guy. As well as writing songs for their trio, Riley and Hall collaborated on songwriting and production for Johnny Kemp ("Just Got Paid") and Bobby Brown ("My Prerogative"). Und...