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Wondery presents Jacked: Rise of the New Jack Sound


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Hosted by Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson. 

Have you ever had a dream? Something you wanted so bad you just couldn’t let it go? For a group of kids in Harlem in the Eighties, their dreams would change pop music forever. Teddy Riley, Timmy Gatling, and Aaron Hall form a group called Guy that would fuse hip-hop and R&B and launch a new sound. By the early Nineties, the New Jack Sound dominated the pop music charts: Bell Biv Devoe, Bobby Brown, Boyz II Men, and many more. But the rise of the New Jack sound would come at a cost, and not everyone would make it to the top. From Wondery and Universal Music Group, Jacked is a story of friendship, gangsters, double-crosses, and big dreams.

This is an unofficial transcript meant for reference. Accuracy is not guaranteed.
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The crowd, vips and people recognise that with them. But here's the thing Timmy is planned. with his group that day, and so people ask me why you not stage what's up you're, not performing you Timmy, you not performing, because what they don't know is that Timmy is no longer in the group, what the fans didn't know, it was like a conundrum. People was like okay, wait, a minute. It was confusing and dad was worse than anything. Instead. Timmy watches his former and made as they go on stage without and now he's watching as the crowd at the elections.
Go of guys dream guys. Dreams have come true, but not no other. How can I put it. It was totally better sweet hearing, your song. I take you back to how y'all wrote the songs where you were at in a hood in Teddy's living room, and now they are on stage and you're, not a part of it. For what happened to Timmy's dream. I mean how did this group of kids from Harlem rise to the top of the music industry only to come apart? The story of guy and New Jack swing is a story of friendship, double crosses gangsters to timing and the invention of a new sound that changed pop music forever. And if you
some clothes. You can hear it all in the meat from under and universal music group, I'm Taraji P, and this is Jack Jack seeking to subscribe to Jack the eyes with the new jack sound on Spotify or join one replied in the wonder area to listen and free right now
Transcript generated on 2020-11-18.