Celebrity Interviews

Johnny Gill Talks Relationships Within New Edition, R&B Artists He Would Collab With and Life as a Child Star

This man has been in the game for 31 years, a legend in the music industry.  Johnny Gill stops by the Sway In The Morning studios to talk about life as a child star, his relationships with New Edition members and current artists he would collaborate with.

Coming into such a talented group of individuals in New Edition, Gill talks about his wonderful relationship with Ralph Tresvant and how he dealt with being a child star.  With a different style of R&B on the charts now, Gill discusses the differences between the old and new styles of music while revealing that he would be down to work with the likes of Trey Songz, Neyo, Jennifer Hudson and Fantasia just to name a few.  We also hear audio from Rich Homie Quan and his thoughts on the legend.

With his new album “Game Changer” coming out soon, Gill talks about the formation of his new label as well as his writing process for the album.  Check out the exclusive interview below.


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