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There is always a profound story behind the making of a hit song and "Blood on the Dance Floor" most certainly is one of a kind.
During an interview published in The Atlantic, Icon Teddy Riley shares in detail with Joseph Vogel, the author of Man in the Music: The Creative Life and Work of Michael Jackson, the most riveting untold story from what transpired the night he was in a New York studio creating this mega edgy sound preparing for his meeting with Michael Jackson
at Neverland Ranch scheduled for one week later. A must read story in The Atlantic. Click on link in above left corner to read the entire story.
The music combination of The King of Pop and the King of New Jack Swing was Teddy Riley's most significant accomplishment as the "Dangerous
" Album sold more than 32 million copies. His story also includes why "Blood on the Dance Floor" was not a part of the "Dangerous
" LP, including reasons the song was released 7 years later from the original production, Michael Jackson
told Teddy Riley he believed the song was going to be a "smash." "He explained it like this: A hit is a song that stays on the charts for a week or two. A smash is a song that stays up there for six weeks," Riley says. "He felt 'Blood on the Dance Floor' was a 'smash."
With a 25 year profound legacy of being one of the world's best known gifted hit making producers with more than 500 plus major credits and film scores to his name, Teddy Riley continues to create new fresh soundscape's for all the iconic Billboard chart topping artists he works with. "He is a mastermind musical genius says Monica
Anders, PR Strategist for Teddy Riley and his distinct signature imprint is stamped on the collective masterpieces in Pop, R&B, K-Pop, AC and Hip Hop." Follow him on Twitter TeddyRiley1.