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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 -- I Wanna Bawl Wit'cha ... Emotional Award Show (VIDEO)

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I Wanna Bawl Wit'cha, Baby ... Emotional Award Show

Bobby Brown burst into tears in a room full of his celebrity friends ... who gathered to honor him in Beverly Hills Sunday night. Bobby's emotions got the best of him while Tommy Davidson was… READ MORE >

Tyler Perry's Bobbi Kristina Tribute ... Moving and Very Sad (VIDEO)

Tyler Perry
Bobbi Kristina Tribute Moving ... and Very Sad

Tyler Perry just released a tribute he produced for Bobbi Kristina's private funeral, and it's extremely touching. It contains footage of a montage featuring Whitney Houston's daughter through… READ MORE >

- 268 days ago
Bobby Brown – First Time Onstage Since Bobbi Kristina’s Death (VIDEO)

Bobby Brown
First Time Onstage Since Bobbi Kristina’s Death

Bobby Brown returned to the stage Sunday night at the Hollywood Bowl … the first time since laying daughter Bobbi Kristina to rest. Brown wasn’t on the bill. He came out dressed… READ MORE >

- 280 days ago
Bobby Brown's Wife -- Rushed To Hospital After Alleged Seizure

Bobby Brown's Wife
Rushed To Hospital After Alleged Seizure

Bobby Brown's wife Alicia Etheredge was just rushed to an Atlanta area hospital after suffering a seizure, a source tells TMZ.  We're told that Alicia suffered the seizure at a hotel the… READ MORE >

- 303 days ago
Bobbi Kristina -- Casket Arrives for Funeral  (PHOTOS)

Bobbi Kristina
Casket Arrives for Funeral

Bobbi Kristina's casket arrived at the church where her funeral will be held ... and the mood is tense. The casket was taken inside St. James United Methodist Church in Atlanta for today's… READ MORE >

- 304 days ago
Nick Gordon -- Begs Bobby Brown ... Let Me Mourn at Bobbi Kristina's Funeral

Nick Gordon
Begs Bobby Brown Let Me Mourn at Bobbi Kristina's Funeral

Nick Gordon desperately wants to attend Bobbi Kristina's funeral Saturday ... so he sent Bobby Brown an email begging him for his blessing. According to the email, which we've seen, Nick… READ MORE >

- 305 days ago
Bobbi Kristina -- Whitney Houston Decides Where Fortune Goes

Bobbi Kristina
Whitney Decides Where Money Goes

Bobbi Kristina was set to inherit at least $20 million when Whitney Houston died, but there were strings attached and it looks like most of that fortune will be determined by Whitney's wishes ...… READ MORE >

- 309 days ago
Bobbi Kristina Dead -- Whitney Houston's Daughter Dies at 22

Whitney Houston's Daughter
Bobbi Kristina Dead at 22

Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's daughter Bobbi Kristina has died at the age of 22. She passed away outside Atlanta in the hospice care facility where she's been since June 24 ... when… READ MORE >

- 309 days ago
Bobby Brown -- Shout-Out to Patrick Swayze ... for My New Baby's Name

Bobby Brown
Shout-Out to Swayze ... For My New Baby's Name

Bobby Brown and his wife are either huge "Point Break" fans, or they're in touch with their inner Buddha -- because they've named their baby girl ... Bodhi. TMZ obtained a copy of the birth… READ MORE >

- 321 days ago
Bobby Brown -- NEW ADDITION ... Wife Gives Birth to Daughter

Bobby Brown
New Addition Wife Gives Birth to Daughter

Finally some good news for Bobby Brown -- his wife gave birth to a bouncing baby girl Saturday ... at the same hospital where Kim Kardashian had North!  Alicia Etheredge was admitted to… READ MORE >

- 324 days ago

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