R&B Group Guy & Keith Sweat To Join New Edition On 2023 Tour

New Edition, Keith Sweat, Guy

R&B Group Guy & Keith Sweat To Join New Edition On 2023 Tour

Calling all 80s and 90s R&B fans!

It looks like some of our favorite boy bands are reuniting.

According to reports, R&B group Guy will be joining New Edition for an epic tour called the Legacy Tour ’23. This will be a reunion for Guy and New Edition as the two groups last toured together back in 2016.

As if those 2 acts weren’t enough, sources say Tank and Keith Sweat will also be joining the lineup, attracting an era of R&B that many fans still hold close to their hearts.

While speaking with paparazzi, Bobby Brown happily spilled the beans that his group New Edition was heading on tour. Over the years, the six members, which include Bobby, Michael Bivins, Ricky Bell, Ronnie DeVoe, Johnny Gill, and Ralph Tresvant, have done solo projects and even formed smaller subgroups.

However, Bobby revealed that New Edition members still have remained close throughout the years, explaining, ‘

“That’s the power of the group.”

He said,

“We have a brotherhood that is probably unstoppable. We take pride in what we do.”

Formed in 1978, New Edition – which was reportedly inspired by The Jackson 5 –reached its height of fame in the 1980s. Early hits included “Candy Girl,” “Cool It Now,” and “Mr. Telephone Man.” In 1985, Bobby Brown left the group to pursue his own solo career, and Johnny Gill was recruited to take his place. Throughout the years, the group has reunited, done solo projects, and gone on tour together. The members have garnered two American Music Awards, two Soul Train Awards, along with a Soul Train Lifetime Achievement Award.

Guy is a popular hip hop/r&b group of the 80s and 90s that included Teddy Riley, Aaron Hall, and Damion Hall. In 1988, The group released their debut album, which went on to sell over a million copies and was certified double platinum. Following their success, the group released their second album The Future in 1990, which also charted with successful singles and received platinum status as well. Guy held the credit as the pioneers of the new jack swing genre with their early interactions of their work, which was developed and mainstreamed by group member Teddy Riley himself.

Keith Sweat is a singer, songwriter, record producer, and early figure in the new jack swing musical movement. He is known for his collection of hits including “I Want Her,” “Make It Last Forever,” “I’ll Give All My Love to You,” “Make You Sweat,” “Get Up on It,” “Twisted” and “Nobody.”

Keith Sweat

Reportedly, the tour is slated to begin in March 2023!

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Authored by: Monique Nicole