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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's Brother Arrested for Driving on a Suspended License

Bobby Brown's Brother
Arrested for Driving on a Suspended License

Trouble behind the wheel runs in Bobby Brown's family -- his brother Tommy was arrested this morning for driving on a suspended license ... TMZ has learned.Brown's older brother -- who appeared on… READ MORE >

Bobby Brown -- Lisa Vanderpump's Got My Back Before I Go to Jail

Bobby Brown
Lisa Vanderpump's Got My Back Before I Go to Jail

Bobby Brown's going to jail ... Lisa Vanderpump's going to "Dancing With the Stars" -- we're not sure what they have in common ... but they were buddy buddy last night after a fancy celebration… READ MORE >

- 500 days ago
Bobby Brown Sentenced to 55 Days in Jail for DUI #3

Bobby Brown
55 Days in Jail For DUI #3

Bobby Brown has been sentenced to 55 days in jail following his most recent DUI arrest, TMZ has learned.TMZ broke the story ... Brown was arrested in October after cops pulled the singer over for… READ MORE >

- 502 days ago
Bobby Brown Pleads Not Guilty to DUI #3

Bobby Brown
Pleads Not Guilty to DUI #3

Bobby Brown just pled "not guilty" after his most recent DUI arrest, TMZ has learned.Bobby was charged with DUI after the arrest last month, when cops pulled him over for driving erratically, and… READ MORE >

- 604 days ago
Bobby Brown -- Considering Rehab After DUI Arrest

Bobby Brown
Considering Rehab After DUI Arrest

Bobby Brown's DUI arrest might be the best thing that ever happened to him -- 'cause friends are telling TMZ the singer has finally snapped out of denial and realized he has a drinking problem.… READ MORE >

- 625 days ago
Bobby Brown Charged with DUI

Bobby Brown
Charged with DUI

Bobby Brown has been charged with DUI ... TMZ has learned.The L.A. City Attorney just filed the criminal charges against the singer.  In addition to the DUI charge, Bobby has been charged… READ MORE >

- 626 days ago
Bobby Brown -- Karaoke Mystery Before DUI Arrest

Bobby Brown
Karaoke Mystery Before DUI Arrest

Bobby Brown was singing his face off at an L.A. dive bar in the hours before his DUI arrest early this morning ... there's just one problem ... we can't quite figure out what song he was singing.… READ MORE >

- 627 days ago
Bobby Brown -- Arrested for DUI ... Again

Bobby Brown
Arrested for DUI ... Again

Bobby Brown was just arrested for DUI ... for the second time this year, TMZ has learned.Law enforcement sources tell us, Brown was pulled over around 1AM when police observed the singer driving… READ MORE >

- 627 days ago
Cissy Houston -- Massive Inheritance Could Kill Bobbi Kristina

Cissy Houston
Massive Inheritance Could Kill Bobbi Kristina

Whitney Houston's mother Cissy is deathly afraid Bobbi Kristina will die just like the singer -- in a haze of drugs and other bad influences -- which is why she wants to withhold Bobbi's… READ MORE >

- 644 days ago
Bobby Brown -- I've Been Sober 22 Days

Bobby Brown
I've Been Sober 22 Days

Bobby Brown is out of rehab and doing well ... so says the singer ... who is adamant he did not leave rehab early, as has been reported.As TMZ first reported, Brown checked into a rehab… READ MORE >

- 678 days ago

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