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The Kings and Queens of New Jack Swing

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - December 10 @ 8:00 pm

The Kings and Queens
of New Jack Swing

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Sunday, December 9 / 6pm & 9:30pm

Apollo Theater Presents

The Kings and Queens of New Jack Swing


Teddy Riley and Keith Sweat
With Guy, members of Blackstreet, Doug E. Fresh, Kool Moe Dee, MC Lyte, DJ D-Nice, Al B Sure and more

Join us as we celebrate 30 years of the ground-breaking New Jack Swing sound. This special evening will not only serve as a homecoming for Harlem natives Teddy Riley and Keith Sweat but also as a celebration of the ground-breaking sub-genre created in the iconic Harlem streets. Featuring New Jack pioneers Guy, Blackstreet, Doug E. Fresh, Kool Moe Dee the Kings & Queens of New Jack Swing will be more an experience than an experience and underscores Harlem’s legacy as a cultural hub for innovation and creativity. In its role as the crown jewel of Harlem, the Apollo is a natural fit to lead celebrations such as these.

The New Jack Swing sound recently received a resurgence after superstar Bruno Mars incorporated it into his latest opus 24K Magic  and also credited Riley as a major influence in the making of that album. Teddy Riley continues to produce and also tours with both of his groups – Guy and Blackstreet, respectively.

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All guests are advised to arrive EARLY and travel light.  Doors open one hour before show time.
All persons and bags are subject to search. Bags that have passed inspection must fit comfortably under your seat. Oversized bags are prohibited. No outside food or beverage allowed.


December 9 @ 6:00 pm
December 10 @ 8:00 pm


Apollo Mainstage
New York, NY 10027 United States
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