Meet Rodney Jerkins

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The Life Of Rodney

Which "New Jack Swing" singer helped Rodney Jerkins get into the business? “I would say Teddy Riley. He was the mentor for me in terms of a person that really took the time to help me and my craft,” Jerkins said. Jerkins’ advice for getting a mentor? Internships.

 

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