Teddy Riley protégé Lenny Harold wrote and recorded “Mayday” in response to the injustices he witnessed playing out in the media, in his community, and – as a black man – likely in his own life.
I just heard “Let’s Chill” by Guy come up on my hubby’s playlist and it took me back. It also reminded me that I don’t typically post true R&B songs as Throwback Fridays. It’s that song we used to hope some guy or gal would catch your eye and ask you to slow dance hard as we did back those days, lol. Today, at the moment it came up on the iPod, what came to mind is how hectic life can become and sometimes just slowing things down is just what we need, even if it’s for the 3 1/2 minutes a song is playing.
Roy “Royalty” Hamilton III is a rare performer who has both true musicality and business acumen on his side, and he is ready for everything to come full circle in his career.As he prepares to unleash his debut solo album The Last Monarch/The MA-Day on May 3, 2010…With an impressive discography of work to his name, the young producer is currently on the Billboard charts with the R. Kelly R&B/Hip Hop Top Ten hit “Number One” featuring Keri Hilson, which Roy co-produced with his brother Raphael “RiffRaff” Hamilton.
Talk about boy bands that were HOT, Teddy Riley and the Hall brothers (Aaron Hall, Damion Hall) who formed the group Guy exploded in 1988 with their self titled debut album. The sizzle didn’t simmer when they released their sophomore album “The Future.”