R&B/New Jack Swing Group

Group members - Anthony Fuller, Dwayne Jones, Steven Capers, Michael Best, Delvis Damon, André Jackson, Kenny Kelly

Riff were an R&B vocal group from Paterson, New Jersey, formed while its members were teenagers attending Paterson's Eastside High School. They began under the name Playboys in the late 1980s,

After their track "Everybody Is Somebody" appeared on the 1989 film Lean on Me (which is based upon events occurring at Eastside High), they signed to SBK Records, releasing a self-titled album in 1991. The group scored several respectable hits, including three in the Billboard Hot 100. Their song "Family" appeared on the soundtrack to the 1990 movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Following the success of the album, the group appeared on The Arsenio Hall Show, The Tonight Show and Soul Train, and opened on tour for LL Cool J and Vanilla Ice

In 1992 they released the title track to to the Wesley Snipes movie "White Men Can't Jump"

The group's second album, 'To Whom It May Concern', was released in 1993.

Anthony "Chill" Fuller, Dwayne "Stylz" Jones and Michael "Nitty Green" Best later went on to join the group Men Of Vizion
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Riff Discography Tracks


Riff Riff (Album) SBK Records, SBK Records Canada 1991 Sell This Version
Riff To Whom It May Concern (Album) EMI Records, EMI Records US 1993 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Riff Everytime My Heart Beats (Single) SBK Records US 1991 Sell This Version
Riff If You're Serious (Single) SBK Records US 1991 Sell This Version
Riff My Heart Is Failing Me (Single) SBK Records US 1991 Sell This Version
DPRO 05420 Riff Christmas Medley (CD, Single, Promo) SBK Records DPRO 05420 US 1991 Sell This Version
Riff White Men Can't Jump (Maxi, Single) SBK Records, SBK Records US 1992 Sell This Version
Riff Judy Had A Boyfriend (Single) EMI USA, ERG US 1993 Sell This Version
DPRO-05611 Riff Baby It's Yours(CD, Single, Promo) EMI Records USA DPRO-05611 US 1994 Sell This Version


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July 30, 2011
edited over 5 years ago
Does anyone have or know where I can get a copy of Riff's "Every Time My Heart Beats (Narley Marley Mix)" single on vinyl or CD? It seems to be pretty hard to find.


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