Riff is an American R&B group from Paterson, New Jersey. The group RIFF appeared in the 1989 biographical-drama film, Lean on Me starring Morgan Freeman as the ‘Songbirds' in the bathroom scene. They recorded two albums in the 90s.

In this regard, who are the singers in Lean on Me?

Hopkins and “Song Birds” Michael Best, Stephen Capers Jr., Dwayne Jones, Kenneth Kelly and Anthony Fuller popped into the Dish Nation set in Atlanta this week and sang the school song together for the first time in 25 years — and their harmony is mind-blowing.

Similarly, who sang fair Eastside in Lean on Me? Now, for anyone who still has no clue who Riff is, they sang the “Fair Eastside” alma mater in that infamous Lean On Me bathroom scene. That was when Morgan Freeman a.k.a. Joe Clark caught them cutting class and forced them to sing. That scene left a great impression on the viewers and so did lead singer, Kenny Kelly.

Beside above, what music group was in the movie Lean on Me?

Lean on Me

What happened to the real kid ray from Lean on Me?

When he decided to drop out, Mr. Clark warned him, “if you leave, you'll be dead in a year.” Kid Ray turned around and walked away, and that was the end of his role in the movie. Alex Romaguera had a background in performance arts, going to an elite performance arts school in North Bergen, New Jersey.

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What is Lean on me about?

In this fact-based film, a New Jersey superintendent, Dr. Frank Napier (Robert Guillaume), watches helplessly as East Side High becomes the lowest-ranked school in the state. With nowhere else to turn, Dr. Napier enlists maverick ex-teacher Joe Clark (Morgan Freeman) to take over as principal of the declining school. Unfortunately for Clark, before he can focus on improving the student body's state exam scores, he has to somehow rid the school of its gang and narcotics problems.

When was lean on released?


Who wrote lean on?

DJ Snake
Jr Blender

Who sang Lean on Me in the 80s?

The late 1980s brought a few gems from the past back into vogue – like the classic song Lean on Me by Club Nouveau. Written by Bill Withers, Lean on Me was released by the singer/songwriter as the first single from his second album Still Bill in 1972. It was his first and only number one single.

Who originally wrote Lean On Me?

Bill Withers

Why was Lean On Me written?

Singer/songwriter Bill Withers wrote “Lean on Me” based on his experiences growing up in a West Virginia coal mining town. During the lean times, neighbors would help each other out. The song was written before Withers was a recording star, having to come up with “material” for a new album.

Why does Mr Clark chain the doors shut?

From Quiz: Lean on Me

Question by author shs05. Clark discovered that even though he threw the drug dealing students out of the school, their friends would simply let them back in. So Clark chain locked the school doors shut, getting him into trouble with parents and the city fire chief.

What movie does Morgan Freeman play a principal?

Lean on Me (film)
Lean on Me
Directed byJohn G. Avildsen
Produced byNorman Twain
Written byMichael Schiffer
StarringMorgan Freeman Beverly Todd Robert Guillaume

Where was Stand By Me filmed?


What movie is Hnic?

Lean on Me

What school was Lean On Me filmed at?

Paterson Eastside High

Does Netflix have Lean On Me?

Rent Lean on Me (1989) on DVD and Blu-ray – DVD Netflix.

Did the movie Lean on Me win any awards?

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture