Jacked

Jacked

Jacked

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
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. Hosted by Taraji P Henson. From Wondery and Universal Music Group, Jacked is a story of friendship, gangsters, double-crosses, and big dreams.Hosted by Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson
  1. March 21, 2021
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    Introducing Jacked: Rise of the New Jack Sound
    Hosted by Taraji P. Henson. Subscribe today.Jacked: Rise of the New Jack Sound Premieres November 17thJoin Wondery+ in the Wondery App to listen to the entire series ad free:https://wondery.app.link/jackedExper…
  2. March 21, 2021
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    Episode 1: I Had A Vision
    While working in a department store, a chance meeting inspires Timmy Gatling to form a new group called Guy. He seeks out an old friend, Teddy Riley, to be a part of it. Timmy’s determined to make it in the mus…
  3. March 21, 2021
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    Episode 2: The Devil’s Nectar
    Gene Griffin seems to have the connections to get the group a record deal, but does he have everyone’s best interests in mind? If you love the music you're hearing in this series, listen to a song playlist here…
  4. March 21, 2021
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    Episode 3: The Golden Child
    At five years old, Teddy Riley was pulled up onstage at the famous Apollo theater.  That magical night set him on a path: the quiet genius making music, while bigger guys clear a path for him. When Teddy gets b…
  5. March 21, 2021
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    Episode 4: Gene’s Prerogative
    Guy’s at its peak as its debut album drops. Damion’s fighting for his place in the group, and Gene Griffin’s tightening control. And tensions run hot as the group goes on tour with some of the hottest R&B a…
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    Episode 5: Superfest
    When Guy is suddenly named co-headliners of the Superfest tour,  a friendly rivalry with New Edition turns deadly. After this summer, the group will never be the same.Support us by supporting our sponsors!Talks…
  7. March 21, 2021
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    Episode 6: It Ain’t Over
    Teddy goes missing and Gene tries to track him down. In his time of need, Teddy reaches out to an old friend for help. And when the King of Pop calls Teddy, he has to make an important decision.Support us by su…
  8. March 21, 2021
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    Carla Hall Interviews New Jack Producer Kyle West
    What about New Jack beyond Guy? Carla Hall, host of the Wondery show “Say Yes,” talks with music producer Kyle West about how a chance encounter led him to work with Teddy Riley.If you want to hear Carla Hall i…

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