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Bobby Brown

Robert Barisford "Bobby" Brown (born February 5, 1969) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, occasional rapper, and dancer. Brown started his career as one of the frontmen of the pop group New Edition, from its inception as The Bricks in 1978 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, 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 1992, and is a recipient of a Grammy Award. Brown is noted as a pioneer of New Jack Swing music, a fusion of hip-hop and R&B. Brown was most noted in recent years as the ex-husband of 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 with her. Brown was born in Boston as one of eight children to Herbert "Pops" and Carole Brown. Herbert was a construction worker and Carole was a schoolteacher. Brown and his family grew up in Roxbury's Orchard Park Projects. As a

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Bobby Brown QUITS New Edition Concert Tour

Bobby Brown
Throws in Towel In New Edition Concert Tour

Bobby Brown has decided he just can't keep up with the boys ... because TMZ has learned he has now quit the New Edition tour ... for medical reasons.Bobby was struggling to perform with his group… READ MORE >

Bobby Brown -- Winded On Stage ... Ain't Nobody Jumpin' Around

Bobby Brown
VERY Winded On Stage ... Ain't Nobody Jumpin' Around

Bobby Brown got back with New Edition ... for a little while anyway -- until he had to double over, out of breath, and leave the stage altogether. We hate to say it, but if Bobby… READ MORE >

- 20 days ago
Bobby Brown -- Count Me Out … I'm Breathless

Bobby Brown
Count Me Out I'm Breathless

Mr. Telephone Man, there's something wrong with Bobby Brown ... he needs some oxygen … STAT. New Edition performed in Mississippi last week and Bobby was so out of shape he bailed on… READ MORE >

- 21 days ago
Bobby Brown & Bobbi Kristina -- Reunited on Father's Day

Bobby Brown & Bobbi Kristina
Reunited On Father's Day

Bobby Brown and his daughter Bobbi Kristina took a huge hit from the peace pipe this weekend -- and had an emotional reunion on Father's Day.Here's what we know ... BK posted 2 pics of herself and… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
Bobby Brown -- Has NO CLUE Bobbi Kristina Got Hitched

Bobby Brown
Has No Clue Bobbi Kristina Got Hitched

Bobby Brown is either totally in denial ... totally in the dark, or his daughter just hates him -- because he has no idea Bobbi Kristina is telling everyone she's married.Papa Brown was leaving… READ MORE >

- 147 days ago
Bobby Brown -- Don't Ask, Don't Marry

Bobby Brown
Don't Ask, Don't Marry

Bobby Brown is pissed off his daughter Bobbi Kristina's fiancé Nick Gordon didn't ask him for her hand in marriage.But honestly ... would YOU wanna ask "Bad Ass" Bobby that question? READ MORE >

- 378 days ago
Bobby Brown -- I'm PISSED About My Daughter's Engagement

Bobby Brown
I'm PISSED About My Daughter's Engagement

TMZ Photog: "How excited are you for your daughter -- she's about to get married and stuff?"Bobby Brown: "I'M NOT."That basically sums up Bobby B's feeling about his daughter Bobbi Kristina… READ MORE >

- 378 days ago
Bobby Brown's Brother Arrested for DUI

Bobby Brown's Brother
Arrested for DUI

Allegedly driving under the influence runs in Bobby Brown's family -- TMZ has learned his older brother Tommy was arrested early this morning for misdemeanor DUI.Brown was busted just after… READ MORE >

- 409 days ago
Bobby Brown -- Freed In Record Speed

Bobby Brown
FREED In Record Speed

UPDATE:  Even though Bobby's been sprung from the pokey, he's still not entirely free.  He's under house arrest and has to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet for a grand total of 8… READ MORE >

- 495 days ago
Bobby Brown Turns Himself In to Jail

Bobby Brown
Turns Himself In to Jail

Bobby Brown is officially locked up ... after turning himself in to authorities moments ago.Brown was taken into custody inside an L.A. courtroom, where he appeared with his high-powered attorney… READ MORE >

- 496 days ago

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