What is it and where did it come from?
I’m not sure when or where you’re from but there is a style/genre of music that popped up in the late 80’s and early 90’s called “New Jack Swing”. To be honest because I did not DJ back in the day I was familiar with the artists but not with this genre. It is a mixture of R&B and Soul with a mostly down tempo feel (but not always). Personally i categorize a lot of it as baby making music. If you’d like to see what Wikipedia says about New Jack Swing you can follow here to Wikipedia.
If you’re familiar with the likes of Bobby Brown, Janet Jackson , Babyface and TLC then you already know what I’m talking about. Perhaps you can add some of these throwbacks to your next event; especially if they are northerners in their mid 40’s.
Here’s a sample playlist on Spotify you may like.
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