Guy, the legendary
R&B trio and progenitors of the New Jack Swing sound, have
re-signed with MCA Records, and have released their impressive
third album, simply entitled "GUY III". This is
their first new album in a decade, and the tracks are HOT!!
Their first single, "Dancin'",
climbed to the top of the R&B Singles charts and attracted a
whole new generation of R&B lovers who were new to the group.
Now, the follow up single "Why You Wanna Keep Me From My Baby"
is blowin' up, and is a personal story narrated by Aaron Hall. Check
out the video for the track, which is all over BET.
Comprised of Teddy Riley, Aaron Hall,
and Damion Hall, Guy has been one of the most consistent R&B hitmakers
in modern R&B, with such Top 10 singles as “Groove Me,” “Teddy’s
Jam,” “Piece of My Love,” “I Like,” “Let’s Chill,” and “D-O-G Me
Out” to their name. Their self-titled debut album and follow up,
The Future, both attained platinum and double-platinum status. Recorded
at Teddy Riley’s Future Recording Studios in Norfolk, VA, the new
album is in record stores now.
(12/99, p.158) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of
the 20th Century - "...took the best of both worlds [retro-soul
and new-school rap] and created new jack swing....changed
the sound of black music forever."
Stone (1/10/91) - 4 Stars - Excellent
Q Magazine (1/91) - 3 Stars - Good
New York Times (12/23/90) - "...an example of unadulterated