Teddy Riley Says Quincy Jones is ‘Old’ and ‘Can Barely Hear You Talk’

In defending Michael Jackson’s first posthumous album, ‘Michael,’ Teddy Riley fires back at veteran producer Quincy Jones for his comments stating the songs “should have all stayed in the vault.” “Look at his age. He can barely hear you talk,” Riley tells the UK Guardia. “How the hell could he hear Michael? Anybody who says [it is not Jackson on the album], I do have a comeback, because you’re not right. That’s just the bottom line.” Riley also says the family’s objections were “disappointing” and that it should not have been a public matter, “especially when you’re reaping the benefits.” “It put me in a position where I had to fight for my friend,” he says, defending his role in its release. “I fought against his family – big time. The only reason I fought against them all and fought against the fans was to make them believe that this is Michael Jackson’s vocals.” What are your thoughts on Riley’s comments towards Quincy Jones, the producer behind most of MJ’s biggest hits?


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