New Edition & Guy 80’s Beef Caused Someone To Die, It Went Waaaayy Too Far

Posted On : October 20, 2014

Ralph Tresvant and Teddy Riley
If the West Coast/East Coast beef was the day that rap became ugly, then the N.E. & Guy beef was the day that R&B became ugly. Guy and New Edition were two of the coldest 80’s groups in the music game, by the time 1989 hit, they were also two of the most feuding groups in the game and unfortunately, things got TERRIBLY heated between them that year.

It Went Down July 1989

It all went down in July of ’89 at the Budweiser Superfest in Greensboro, N.C., and according to an article written for the Sun Sentinal by Deborah Wilker, Violence On- And Offstage A Bitter Blow To R&b Tour:

Guy — playing as part of that five-act show — performed too long onstage. Of course this got the members of New Edition, a lil’ heated, so they went on stage while Guy was performing.

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