Birth Name: Edward Theodore Riley
Birth Place: Harlem, New York, United States
Years Active: 1984–present
Genres: New Jack Swing, Contemporary R&B, Hip Hop, Dance-pop
Edward Theodore "Teddy" Riley (born October 8, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, keyboardist, and record producer credited with the creation of New Jack Swing. Through his production work and membership of the groups Guy and Blackstreet, Riley is considered to have had a seminal influence on the formation of modern R&B, Hip-Hop and Pop since the 1980s.
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