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Bobby Brown

Robert Barisford "Bobby" Brown (born February 5, 1969) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, rapper, dancer, and actor.

Brown started his career as one of the frontmen of the R&B/pop group New Edition, from its inception as The Bricks in 1982 until his forced exit from the group in 1986 following a period of misbehavior on his part. Starting a solo career, he became a hit success with his second album in 1988, Don't Be Cruel, which spawned a number of hit singles including the co-self penned "My Prerogative", which became his signature hit. Brown had a string of top ten hits on various Billboard charts between 1986 and 1993 and is a recipient of a Grammy Award. Brown is noted as a pioneer of new jack swing, a fusion of R&B and Hip-Hop. Brown has also won American Music Awards and Soul Train Awards.

Brown was noted in recent years as the ex-husband of late pop singer Whitney Houston. Brown and Houston later gained notoriety co-starring in the reality show Being Bobby Brown. He has a daughter named Bobbi Kristina Brown with her.

October 2007, Bobby suffered a mild heart attack. He was kept overnight and then released the next day "in good conditionIn October 2006, Bobby failed to show up at a court hearing to determine child support payments for his teenage daughter, Bobbi Kristina. Additionally, unless he pays the $14,700 in maintenance that he owes to his two children from a previous relationship, he will be arrested
Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston first met at the 1989 Soul Train Music Awards
Bobby Brown first albums were produced by L.A. Reid and Babyface
Bobby Brown was named on of the biggest R&B artists of the 1980's and 1990's, by Billboard Magazine
In 1978, Bobby Brown starting singing with future "New Edition" members Michael Bivins and Ricky Bell. They were all Roxbury schoolmates.
Bobby Brown's first job involving music was being a DJ in the early 80's.
Bobby Brown was accepted to the Golden Gloves when he was eleven.
Bobby Brown's favorite entertainer is Rick James. Bobby Brown is addicted to cocaine and alcohol.


80's Hits

My Perogative
On Our Own

90's Hits

Good Enough
Humpin' Around

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