new jack (swing)new jack swing
a style of rhythm-and-blues music blending rap, disco, funk, soul, etc. and characterized by aggressive, boastful, romantic lyrics
new jack swing
A style of rhythm and blues of the late 1980s and early 1990s, characterized by upbeat tempos, synthesized instruments, and elements of hip-hop.
Origin of new jack swingCoined by American journalist and screenwriter Barry Michael Cooper (born 1956) African American Vernacular English new jack newcomer, new member of a gang (from jack man ) swing ( in reference to swing beat setting on drum machines that was often used by American new jack swing producer Teddy Riley (born 1967) to craft beats )