1. New Jack Summer: In June '88, Bobby Brown, Teddy Riley & New Edition Announced the Arrival of R&B's New School

    June 20, 2018 5:14 PM EDT The summer of 1988 is an important one for me. I was a young kid who’d moved from a predominantly white rural area (northwest Georgia, just east of the Alabama state line) to a still rural but mostly Black community in central Georgia. As it pertains to music, that meant going from a steady…

  2. Woody McClain on 'The Bobby Brown Story' & Stepping Into the R&B Icon's Shoes

    May 31, 2018 2:59 PM EDT Woody McClain is ready to become a household name. The up-and-coming actor had us dancing in our living room when he portrayed Bobby Brown in BET’s The New Edition Story  last January. The television mini-series was a hit for the network , with the premiere of its three-part installment…