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New jack swing

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noun

  1. A variety of swingbeat dance music combining elements of rhythm and blues, soul music, hip hop and rap.

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New jack swing or swingbeat is a fusion genre spearheaded by Teddy Riley and Bernard Belle that became popular from the late-1980s into the early 1990s. Its influence, along with hip-hop, seeped into pop culture and was the definitive sound of the inventive black New York club scene. It fuses the rhythms, samples, and production techniques of hip-hop and dance-pop with the urban contemporary sound of R&B. The new jack swing style developed as many previous music styles did, by combining elements of older styles with newer sensibilities. It used R&B style vocals sung over hip hop and dance-pop style influenced instrumentation. The sound of new jack swing comes from the hip hop "swing" beats created by drum machine, and hardware samplers, which was popular during the golden age of hip hop, with contemporary R&B style singing.

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Google previewThe Music Sound (2014)

by Nicolae Sfetcu

Back | Home | Up | Next New jack swing is a hybrid style of rhythm and blues ( R&B) combined with hip hop, popular from the late 1980s to early/mid-1990s. Its sound is a blend of the sporadic hip hop "swing" beats (so called because of the ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide Music Dictionary (2010)

by Dr. Stanford Felix

new jack swing A musical style that mixes the sound of R&B's emotional solo and harmonizing vocal lines with hiphop's production methods, ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

44, March 2002 new jack swing ...

Google previewDrum Set Styles Encyclopedia (2010)

by John Thomakos

New Jack Swing ................................ .. 73 New Orleans .

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

US, 1988 new jack swing noun heroin and morphine in concert UK, 1998 new kid noun in roller derby, a skater who has not yet been accepted by other skaters US, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2013)

Over 10,000ÊCommon and Confusing Words Explained by Diagram Group

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Google previewThe Complete Drug Slang Dictionary (2004)

by Emmanuel Frost

Barbiturate Nebbies - Depressant Necking - Swallowing drugs to avoid detection Neebie - Barbiturate Nembutal - Barbiturate Nemish - Barbiturate Nemmies - Depressant New Acid - PCP New Addition - Crack New Jack Swing - Heroin and ...

Google previewMusic Dictionary (2008)

Paperback Lessons by Hal Leonard Corp.

new jack swing: A type of funk dance, often with rap. ninth: The interval of nine diatonic degrees (an octave and a second).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gangs (2008)

by Louis Kontos, David Brotherton

and spans many styles to include gangsta rap, new jack swing, G-funk, alternative rap, Christian rap, East Coast/ West ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

New Jack Swing Colloquial term for heroin and morphine. New York white Colloquial term for light colored marijuana. New Zealand green ...

Google previewMusic in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture by Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.

Hip-hop music, now in the mainstream of American life and culture in diverse and regional styles, continues to flourish and has influenced the emergence of neo- soul, hip house, rap rock, rap metal, rapcore, jazz rap, new jack swing, crunk, ...

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