Riley also said that the current line-up of Blackstreet consisted of himself, Chauncey Hannibal, Dave Hollister and Sherman 'J-Stylz' Tinsdale.
However, Riley made comments in an interview with Dan Dodds (aka Soul Jones) in which he stated that there were some elements of his voice in the music.
Michael Jackson, Kool Moe Dee, Guy, Blackstreet, MC Hammer, Doug E. & the Boyz, Today, Snoop Dogg, Girls' Generation, Shinee, Jay Park, f(x), Ra Nia, EXO, SWV, Patti La Belle Edward Theodore Riley (born October 8, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, keyboardist, and record producer credited with the creation of the new jack swing genre.(Riley credits Barry Michael Cooper for giving it its name) Through his production work with artists including Michael Jackson, Bobby Brown, Doug E. A child prodigy from the age of five, he began playing instruments in church.
Fresh, Today, Keith Sweat, Heavy D., Usher, and Jane Child, and his membership of the groups Guy and Blackstreet (and although he was not the first to fuse rapping with singing), he did fuse hip hop and R&B; his consistency and drum ideas helped have an influence on modern-day R&B, which since him contained more samples and rapping segments as well as singing. His uncle, who owned the famed Harlem club The Rooftop, built a studio in the club in which Riley would spend most of his time while growing up.
Teddy produced and co-wrote an album track "Teeth" with Lady Gaga for her EP The Fame Monster.
Speaking in March 2010 to Blues & Soul's Pete Lewis – Riley said that he was no longer affiliated with Guy (Riley had last performed with the group in October 2010).