Legendary music producer/ composer/ artiste, Teddy Riley has offered a massive endorsement to the artistry of young Ghanaian musician, KiDi.
www.entertainmentgh.com listened as the venerated producer spoke to Andy Dosty on ‘Daybreak Hitz’ on Hitz 103.9FM – extolled the talent and work ethic of the ‘Enjoyment’ hitmaker.
“He is an incredible artiste. I watch him work and it’s magic,” he lauded.
The two are said to be working together on a project that is set to be released soon.
Edward Theodore Riley (born October 8, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist credited with the creation of the new jack swing genre.
He fused hip hop and R&B in his production work with artists including Michael Jackson, Bobby Brown, Keith Sweat, Samantha Mumba, Doug E. Fresh, Today, Heavy D & the Boyz, Hi-Five, Men of Vizion and Profyle, as well as his spearheaded groups Guy and Blackstreet. Riley’s consistency and drum ideas had some influence on modern-day R&B, which since him contained more samples and rapping segments as well as singing, a practice which in part was reminiscent of the Jackson family. Along with Neo Soul style of singers such as Marvin Gaye, he has had a seminal influence on gospel and R&B music, which became more open to using rap and sound effects in their recordings.