How Will Guy Be Remembered?

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28:  Musician Teddy Riley (L) and singer Aaron Hall of the group Guy perform onstage during the 2009 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 28, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

How Will Guy Be Remembered?

Guy brought us a new style of r&b and hip hop. They will go down in music history for their contributions!

Published November 3, 2016

  1. Let's Chill

    Guy's hit record "Let's Chill" will forever go down in in R&B history. The song is a classic and was released in 1990. It reached No. 41 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It also reached No. 3 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart.

  2. That New Jack Swing

    Guy's founding group member Teddy Riley has been credited along with producer Bernard Belle as starting new jack swing. The late '80s/ early '90s style of music was the start of mixing R&B flow over hip-hop beats. This style took off fast and is still used to this day. Now that is definitely remarkable!

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  3. We Like 'I Like'

    Guy's song "I Like" may have not reached high on the Billboard charts upon its release in 1988, but it will forever go down as another classic song that we like!

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  4. Music and Movies

    "My Fantasy" is a song by Guy that was used in Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing .

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  5. The Time When They Broke Up And Got Back Together

    As many groups do, Guy broke up for a couple of years. After breaking up and Teddy Riley forming another group, Blackstreet, they got back together. Teddy Riley and the other group members released a new Guy album after nine years of being apart. The group ended up falling apart after the album didn't do too well but ultimately got back together again.

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  6. Tour Time

    Yes, we said tour! Guy is currently on tour with upcoming concerts in Denver; Bielefeld, Germany and Birmingham, Alabama, to name a few. 

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  7. Viral On Twitter

    In 2011, Guy members Aaron Hall and Damien Hall performed without Teddy Riley at the BET Honors event in Washington, D.C. The performance went viral on Twitter and became a trending topic. They brought back the original new jack swing style of music and had the crowd rocking. 

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  8. Guy's Back Again

    In 2013, Teddy Riley announced his return to the group. He is also a member of Blackstreet and will be working with both groups. Teddy Riley is truly legendary and we can't wait to see Guy and Blackstreet and the Soul Train Awards!

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Written by BET Staff

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