UTA has signed legendary recording artist, producer and songwriter Teddy Riley for worldwide representation in all areas.
Riley is a Grammy-winning, multi-platinum music icon widely credited with for creating New Jack Swing, a music style that has influenced contemporary R&B, hip-hop, gospel, soul and pop music since the early 1980s. He has produced over 1,000 songs for artists including Michael Jackson, Bobby Brown, Keith Sweat, Doug E. Fresh, Johnny Kemp, Joe, Heavy D & The Boyz, The Winans, and Al B. Sure!, among many others.
Most recently, Riley battled Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds in the Instagram Live digital music series Verzuz in April 2020. According to UTA, their competition amassed more than 500,000 unique viewers, breaking IG Live’s record for the series. Additionally, he is currently serving as music supervisor and composer for BET’s forthcoming miniseries Uptown, set to air in fall 2021.