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Teddy Riley Took Him Viral, But Breyon Prescott Was Already a Big Deal

The songwriter and storied music executive speaks on his extensive career

When technical difficulties torpedoed Teddy Riley and Babyface’s anticipated Verzuz battle last month, Black Twitter responded in perfect Black Twitter fashion: memeing the debacle into oblivion. Meme Zero came courtesy of…




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William E. Ketchum III

William E. Ketchum III

William E. Ketchum III is a journalist based in Brooklyn, NY who covers music, TV/film, culture, and mental health for VIBE, NPR, BBC, NBC, Complex, and more.

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