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Encyclopedia > Aaron Hall

Aaron Hall (born 10 August 1964 in Bronx, New York) is an American R&B singer and songwriter. He was a member of the 80s and 90s trio Guy, along with new jack swing founder Teddy Riley and songwriter Timmy Gatling, and later Hall's brother Damian. August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of United States. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... // Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 60s and 70s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ... // Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but otherwise retaining the same mindset. ... Guy was an R&B musical group, the first to sport the soulful vocals-springy hip-hop beats combo of music called new jack swing or swingbeat music, although the Timex Social Club and the Force M.D.s had earlier experimented with the R&B/soul meets rap/hip... New jack swing is a hybrid style of rhythm and blues (R&B) or soul music combined with hip hop, popular from the late 1980s to early/mid-1990s. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Timmy Gatling, American musician, was an original member of the swingbeat threesome Guy. ...

As member of Guy, Hall rose to fame as lead singer of hits like "Groove Me", "I Like" and "Piece of My Love" (from the group's self-titled debut album) and "Let's Chill" and "Do Me Right" (from their second album, The Future) before the trio disbanded in the end of 1991.His vocal dinstinction is stragely similar to that of Charlie Wilson, a member of the R&B/Funk group The Gap Band. 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

As a solo singer, his hits include the #1 R&B single, "Don't Be Afraid" (from the "Juice" soundtrack in 1992) and his Top 3 single, "I Miss You" (from his solo debut in 1994). He also participated in several projects with R. Kelly and joined Kelly and a group of fellow R&B singers in the song "You Will Know" from the "Jason's Lyric" soundtrack. (Coincidentally, It has long been said (jokingly) that Kelly should thank Hall for his success due to their similar styles) Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois), who goes by the stage name of R. Kelly, is a successful R&B singer-songwriter and record producer who came to dominate the R&B music scene throughout the 1990s and in the current decade. ...

Hall reunited with his brother and Riley as Guy on their 1999 reunion album, Guy III, which featured the modest hit, "Dancin'". Teddy Riley is the name of more than one person of note. ...

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